PP Exports from China at Record Levels

China exported 25,000 tons of polypropylene homopolymer in April, 2016, the highest monthly volume on record.

Year to date through April, exports totaled 75,000 tons, up 38% from the prior year, Vietnam  the top export destination. Although China’s imports far exceed exports, exports have been trending higher while imports are declining. In addition, shipments of a number of products made from polypropylene have also been strong.