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Production of Synthetic Detergent Intermediates of Major Petrochemicals during 2009-10 to 2016-17

October 9, 2018

Two products namely Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) and Ethylene Oxide (EO) were produced under Synthetic Detergent Intermediates category of Major Petrochemicals during 2009-10 to 2016-17. Production of Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) was 463.846 thousand metric tonne during 2009-10. It has increased by 2.34% to 474.691 thousand metric tonne during 2010-11 over 2009-10. We have seen an annual growth of 18.68% in production of Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) from 377.2 thousand metric tonne during 2015-16 to 447.645 thousand metric tonne during 2016-17.

Production of Ethylene Oxide (EO) was 154.198 thousand metric tonne during 2009-10. It has increased by 6.04% to 163.504 thousand metric tonne during 2010-11 over 2009-10. We have observed an annual growth of 14.74% in production of Ethylene Oxide (EO) to 216.063 thousand metric tonne during 2016-17 versus 188.309 thousand metric tonne during 2015-16.

Maximum annual production of 474.691 thousand metric tonne was recorded in 2010-11 in production of Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) during the period under consideration. Maximum annual production of 216.063 thousand metric tonne was recorded in 2016-17 in production of Ethylene Oxide (EO) during the period under consideration.

Note: Figures are in Thousand Metric Tonne; Source: Manufactures under large and medium scale; 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/production-major-petrochemicals-product-wise-group-wise

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

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