Production of plastic pipes for ten months remained at the level of last year
According to the published data of the “Federal state statistics service” (Rosstat), the index of production of chemicals and chemical products in October 2018. compared with the corresponding period of the previous year amounted to 98.8% in January-October 2018. – 102.3%. Index of production of rubber and plastic products in October 2018. compared with the corresponding period of the previous year was 102.9% in January-October 2018. – 105.3%.
In October 2018, Russian enterprises produced films and sheets of polymer unreinforced in the amount of 97.7 thousand tons, compared to the same period last year, the volume of production increased by 3.2%; compared to September 2018, production was lower by 2.7%. The growth for January-October 2018 to January-October 2017 amounted to 7.2%. In total, 926.2 thousand tons were produced in ten months.
In the reporting period, 31.9 thousand tons of polymer non-porous sheets were produced, which is more than in October 2017 by 7.4 % and less than in September 2018 by 5.4 %. In January-October 2018 in relation to the indicator January-October 2017, the volume of production increased by 5.9%. From February to October, 237.3 thousand tons were produced (data for January were not provided — approx. Plastinfo.ru).
Production of pipes, tubes and hoses and their fittings in October 2018 amounted to 52.1 thousand square meters, which is 9.6% less than in the same period last year and 7% less than in September this year. The decrease for January-October 2018 to January-October 2017 amounted to 0.1%. In just ten months released 557,2 thousand tons.
Production of synthetic fibers in October amounted to 14.9 thousand tons, which is 1.1% higher than in October last year and 3.9% higher compared to September 2018; decrease in January-October 2018 to January-September 2017 amounted to 0.9%. For ten months, 142.3 thousand tons were produced.the production of artificial fibers in October amounted to 1.6 thousand tons, which is 0.3% lower than last year and 1.7% lower compared to September 2018. In total, 16.2 thousand tons were produced in ten months, the increase for January-October 2018 to January-October 2017 amounted to 11.3%.
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 goods-representatives (in kind or in value terms). The structure of gross value added by economic activity of the 2008 base year is used as weights. Taking into account the amendment on informal activity.