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Import of Polymers Products of Major Petrochemicals from 2009-10 to 2016-17

February 28, 2018

There were various major petrochemicals namely Low Density Polyethylene, High Density Polythylene, Polyestyrene, Polypropylene (Inc. Co-Polymer), Expandable Polyestyrene, Poly Vinyl Chloride, Linear Low Density Polythylene and Pvc Compound imported to India during 2009-10 to 2016-17 under Polymers group.

Compound annual growth rate of 13.47% has been observed in import of Low Density Polyethylene during 2009-10 to 2016-17. We have observed an annual growth of 4.47% in import of Low Density Polyethylene from 374761 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 391501 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum annual growth of 33.91% was observed in import of Low Density Polyethylene in 2012-13 during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17. Compound annual growth rate of 11.46% has been observed in import of High Density Polythylene during 2009-10 to 2016-17. We have observed an annual growth of 8.54% in import of High Density Polythylene from 921743 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 1000457 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum annual growth of 51.18% was observed in import of High Density Polythylene in 2012-13 during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17.

Compound annual growth rate of 13.56% has been observed in import of Polyestyrene during 2009-10 to 2016-17. We have observed an annual growth of 4.38% in import of Polyestyrene from 42514 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 44374 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum annual growth of 61.69% was observed in import of Polyestyrene in 2010-11 during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17. Compound annual growth rate of 9.07% has been observed in import of Polypropylene (Inc. Co-Polymer) during 2009-10 to 2016-17. We have observed an annual growth of 11.45% in import of Polypropylene (Inc. Co-Polymer) from 700914 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 781188 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum annual growth of 27.65% was observed in import of Polypropylene (Inc. Co-Polymer) in 2014-15 during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17.

Compound annual growth rate of -4.89% has been observed in import of Expandable Polyestyrene during 2009-10 to 2016-17. We have observed an annual growth of 26.77% in import of Expandable Polyestyrene from 2981 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 3779 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum annual growth of 38.83% was observed in import of Expandable Polyestyrene in 2010-11 during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17. Compound annual growth rate of 15.29% has been observed in import of Poly Vinyl Chloride during 2009-10 to 2016-17. We have observed an annual growth of 13.42% in import of Poly Vinyl Chloride from 1501311 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 1702852 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum annual growth of 33.1% was observed in import of Poly Vinyl Chloride in 2012-13 during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17.

Compound annual growth rate of 3.12% has been observed in import of Linear Low Density Polythylene during 2009-10 to 2016-17. We have observed an annual decline of -20.5% in import of Linear Low Density Polythylene from 590015 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 469075 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum annual growth of 54.59% was observed in import of Linear Low Density Polythylene in 2010-11 during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17. Compound annual growth rate of -3.14% has been observed in import of Pvc Compound during 2009-10 to 2016-17. We have observed an annual decline of -26.01% in import of Pvc Compound from 79783 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 59032 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum annual growth of 13.77% was observed in import of Pvc Compound in 2015-16 during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17.

Note: Figures of QTY are in Metric Tonne; Figures of VAL are in Rs. Lakh; Source: DGCI & S, Kolkata, Ministry of Commerce & Industry; Disclaimer: Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals does not take responsibility for the accuracy of the information or any loss arising from the use of information. ** Data to be released on half yearly basis. Annual data for the previous years and for the period from April to September for the current year will be released in the last fortnight of January and annual data up to the last financial year will be released in the last fortnight of July. Revision in the data base, if required, will be done in the first week of April and October.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/import-major-petrochemicals-product-wise-group-wise

Resource Title: Import of Major Petrochemicals – Product wise / Group wise from 2009-10 to 2017-18 (Upto September 2017)

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Source: Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals
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