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Production for Major Petrochemicals   (in 1,000MT)
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Basic Products Ethylene 7,367 7,570 7,618 7,522 7,739 6,882 6,913 7,018 6,689 6,145 6,696 6,647 6,883 6,279 6,530 6,157
Propylene 5,610 5,767 6,030 6,090 6,286 5,674 5,590 5,986 5,625 5,239 5,647 5,674 5,723 5,223 5,459 5,170
Butadiene 1,062 1,041 1,040 1,002 1,024 953 871 977 934 905 963 927 935 873 916 858
Benzene 4,551 4,758 4,980 4,874 5,245 4,581 4,259 4,764 4,413 4,214 4,694 4,269 4,061 4,073 4,378 4,172
Toluene 1,584 1,634 1,676 1,633 1,637 1,437 1,415 1,393 1,340 1,391 1,683 1,806 2,024 1,985 2,129 2,069
Xylene 5,213 5,395 5,570 5,727 6,006 5,698 5,628 5,935 5,754 5,975 6,662 5,921 6,413 6,703 6,779 6,580
Plastics Low-density Polyethylene 1,795 1,847 1,899 1,876 1,878 1,818 1,605 1,704 1,664 1,477 1,539 1,599 1,520 1,540 1,593 1,443
EVA 201 219 212 221 219 218 215 244 235 200 184 215 193 204 177 167
High-density Polyethylen 1,169 1,172 1,129 1,069 1,135 1,052 986 1,015 935 928 908 825 897 825 885 857
Polypropylene 2,751 2,908 3,063 3,049 3,087 2,869 2,411 2,709 2,448 2,390 2,248 2,349 2,501 2,466 2,506 2,358
Polystyrene GP-HI 985 975 926 932 908 829 690 698 654 589 633 616 638 640 656 668
FS 168 176 169 171 168 143 114 124 125 112 111 116 115 114 117 115
SAN 123 134 134 119 125 126 92 109 78 85 90 75 81 70 73 72
ABS 524 540 505 523 547 495 348 454 418 382 356 356 376 360 395 381
Polyvinyl Chloride 2,164 2,153 2,151 2,146 2,162 1,797 1,668 1,749 1,529 1,332 1,487 1,477 1,646 1,651 1,706 1,690
Synthetic FiberFeedstocks Ethylene Oxide 939 941 1,005 974 966 865 759 845 820 847 909 887 933 867 946 906
Ethylene Glycol 814 786 841 763 754 629 581 596 581 639 720 664 727 632 715 642
Acrylonitrile 780 711 742 667 743 600 602 663 733 554 518 472 440 420 435 477
Caprolactam 530 503 458 467 467 432 342 422 397 376 339 290 257 214 221 220
Para-xylene 3,097 3,164 3,358 3,357 3,301 3,039 3,218 3,177 3,202 3,597 3,871 2,829 3,093 3,286 3,469 3,374
Purified Terephthalic Acid 1,443 1,531 1,472 1,432 1,254 1,015 893 1,131 885 715 757 721 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Synthetic Rubbers Styrene-butadiene Rubber 683 711 727 710 727 706 527 670 665 652 685 640 649 598 619 579
Butadiene Rubber 287 283 289 289 294 290 254 294 275 290 303 286 311 289 318 307
Others 607 622 611 608 634 655 519 631 671 685 685 674 709 677 684 683
Others Styrene Monomer 3,201 3,345 3,392 3,295 3,533 2,847 2,996 2,939 2,739 2,392 2,592 2,458 2,415 1,948 2,085 2,007
Vinyl Chloride Monomer 2,948 2,977 3,038 3,228 3,142 2,763 2,996 2,935 2,504 1,879 2,294 2,271 2,551 2,588 2,723 2,670
Acetaldehyde 362 347 365 342 367 281 232 197 176 133 128 111 91 87 87 89
Acetic Acid 592 589 599 597 587 500 384 450 418 417 425 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Octanol 306 307 279 280 270 259 267 286 259 249 224 220 225 230 217 198
Acetone 492 539 546 531 593 491 477 521 471 470 452 418 441 407 473 419
Phenol 926 966 938 860 961 772 786 853 796 787 741 590 646 587 676 587
Propylene Oxide 426 512 504 541 520 489 469 501 508 474 509 502 449 363 417 374
Polypropylene Glycol 314 346 339 344 343 308 240 284 265 258 252 265 271 282 303 283