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Iran reveals production data for chemical, petrochemical products

Oil&Gas Materials 15 November 2020 09:25 (UTC +04:00)
Iran reveals production data for chemical, petrochemical products

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 15

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

Iran produced 30.5 million tons of chemical and petrochemical products during the first 6 months of the current Iranian year (from March 20 through September 21, 2020), Trend reports citing the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade of Iran.

According to the report, this is an increase of 7.9 percent compared to the same period last Iranian year.

“While in the same period last Iranian year, Iran produced 28.2 million tons of chemical and petrochemical products,” the report said.

In addition, Iran produced 5.16 million tons of chemical and petrochemical products within 6th month of the current Iranian year (August 22 through September 21, 2020). This is an increase of 2.1 percent compared to the 5th month of the current Iranian year (July 22 through August 21, 2020), the report added.

The table shows the production details of chemical and petrochemical products:

Products

The 6th month of the current Iranian year (August 22 through September 21, 2020)

The 5th month of the current Iranian year (July 22 through August 21, 2020)

Percentage change

The first 6 months of the current Iranian year (from March 20 through September 21, 2020)

The first 6 months of the last Iranian year (from March 21 through September 22, 2020)

Percentage change

Polyethylene (PE)

433,000 tons

406,000 tons

6.4

2.57 million tons

2.36 million tons

8.6

Polypropylene (PP)

73,000 tons

68,500 tons

6.6

447,000 tons

445,000 tons

0.4

Polystyrene (PS)

43,700 tons

56,100 tons

-22.1

270,000 tons

216,000 tons

24.9

Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)

6,900 tons

5,000 tons

38

36,800 tons

31,100 tons

18.3

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

50,200 tons

49,900 tons

0.6

281,000 tons

292,000 tons

-3.7

Epoxy Resin (ER)

700 ton

800 ton

-12.5

3,700 tons

1,900 tons

94.7

Polycarbonate (PC)

0

0

-

2,300 tons

4,700 tons

-51.1

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)

52,400 tons

45,200 tons

15.9

263,000 tons

274,000 tons

-4.1

Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR)

5,000 tons

5,300 tons

-5.7

29,300 tons

31,900 tons

-8.2

Polybutadiene Rubber (PBR)

5,700 tons

5,500 tons

3.6

30,300 tons

17,000 tons

78.2

Total polymers

670,000 tons

643,000 tons

4.3

3.93 million tons

3.68 million tons

6.9

Urea

582,000 tons

553,000 tons

5.1

3.28 million tons

3.22 million tons

1.9

Ammonia

407,000 tons

389,000 tons

4.8

2.34 million tons

2.24 million tons

4.4

Others

3.5 million tons

3.47 million tons

1

20.9 million tons

19.1 million tons

9.5

Total chemicals

4.49 million tons

4.41 million tons

1.8

26.6 million tons

24.6 million tons

8.1

Total

5.16 million tons

5.05 million tons

2.1

30.5 million tons

28.2 million tons

7.9

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