After the decline in production in 2008 as a result of the crisis, since 2009, there has been a positive trend in the production of polypropylene in Russia.
In 2011, polypropylene production increased by 13% compared to 2009.
The high demand for polypropylene in the Russian Federation is not met by its own production, as a result, despite its significant expansion in 2006-10, large volumes of the product are still imported.
Growth in demand for propylene is mainly due to the creation of new capacities for the production of polypropylene.
In the long term, the development of the Russian propylene and polypropylene market will be associated with the implementation of the government plan for the development of gas and petrochemicals in the country. In 2011, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation completed the development of the first stage of the "Plan for the development of gas and petrochemicals in Russia for the period up to 2030". consumption of propylene by more than 4 times.
Read more in the report of the Industrial Information Agency "Propane-propylene fraction market research».