Production of plastic pipes increased by 2.1%
According to the published data of the Federal state statistics service (Rosstat), the Index of production of chemicals and chemical products in July 2018 compared to the corresponding period of the previous year amounted to 104.4%, in the first half of 2018 — 102.8%. Index of production of rubber and plastic products in July 2018g. compared to the corresponding period of the previous year amounted to 110.8% in January-July 2018g. – 105.0%.
In July 2018, Russian enterprises produced films and sheets of polymer unreinforced in the amount of 101 thousand tons, compared to the same period last year, the volume of production increased by 8.7 %; compared to June 2018, production increased by 5.6%. The increase in January-July 2018 January-July 2017года was 8.2%. In just seven months, 629.6 thousand tons were produced.
In the reporting period, 30.3 thousand tons of polymer non-porous sheets were produced, which is 3.4% more than in July 2017 and 2.8% less than in June 2018. In January-July 2018 compared to January-July 2017, the volume of production increased by 3.3%. From February to July, 174.5 thousand tons were produced (data for January are not provided-approx. Plastinfo.ru)
Production of pipes, tubes and hoses and their fittings in July 2018 amounted to 62 thousand square meters, which is 1.5% less than in the same period last year and 6.7% more than in June this year. The increase for January-July 2018 to January-July 2017 amounted to 2.1%. In just seven months, 326.2 thousand tons were produced.
Production of synthetic fibers in July amounted to 14.7 thousand tons, which is 3.3 % more than last July and 0.2% less compared to June 2018; the increase in January-July 2018 to January-July 2017 amounted to 0.1%. For seven months made 99,8 thousand tons the Production of artificial fibers in July amounted to 1.7 thousand tons, which is 1% higher than July last year and by 8.2% higher compared to June 2018. In total, 11.2 thousand tons were produced in seven months, the increase for January-July 2018 to January-July 2017 amounted to 15.1%.
For reference: the index of industrial production is calculated by types of activity “Mining”, “Manufacturing”, “Production and distribution of electricity, gas and water” on the basis of data on the dynamics of production of the most important products-representatives (in kind or in value terms). The structure of gross value added by types of economic activity of the 2008 base year is used as weights. Taking into account the amendment on informal activity.