Polypropylene production in Azerbaijan to start in 2016


Azerbaijan is expected to start production of polypropylene in 2016, with production at 150,000 tonnes in 2016 and 2017, according to the draft socio-economic development plan for 2014-17.

Meanwhile, the country is expected to produce 142,500 tonnes of propylene in 2014 compared with 44,200 tonnes projected for 2013. Production is forecast to reach 163,500 tonnes in 2015. A reduction will be observed in 2016 and 2017, when production will amount to 24,500 tonnes and 23,400 tonnes respectively.

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