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Production Capacity for Major Petrochemicals
(As of December, 2016)
  (in thousand tons per year)
Product Capacity
Ethylene 6,155
Benzene 5,722
Toluene 2,606
Xylene 8,844
Para-xylene 3,682
Low-density Polyethylene   *1 2,233
High-density Polyethylene 1,142
Polypropylene 2,874
Polystyrene   *2 816
Polyvinyl Chloride 1,929
Ethylene Oxide 921
Acrylonitrile 496
Caprolactam 385
Synthetic Rubbers SBR 606
BR 295
Styrene Monomer 1,949
Vinyl Chloride Monomer 2,774
Acetaldehyde 289
methyl methacrylate 547
*1 Includes L-LDPE, EVA
*2 GP-HI