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What’s driving double-digit growth in China’s LLDPE imports?

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08 November 2019

What’s driving double-digit growth in China’s LLDPE imports?

Report summary

What's driving double-digit growth in China's LLDPE imports? Since 2010, China's LLDPE imports growth is averaging 8% year-on-year. In 2019, we forecast the Chinese imports growth to double, which is tangential, especially given the underlying weak macroeconomics, over-capacity, and the backdrop of the US-China trade war. In this insight, we examine the fundamental changes behind this import growth.

Table of contents

  • Chinese LLDPE demand growing at high speed while capacity additions in deficit
  • Modernisation of agriculture drives the rise in film demand
  • Fast-growing E-commerce boosts packaging film demand
  • LLDPE is penetrating into LDPE the regional film demand growth.
  • Summary and conclusion

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This report includes 5 images and tables including:

  • China LLDPE capacity and demand growth
  • Agricultural film demand
  • Ecommerce film demand
  • Global overcapacity profile for LDPE and LLDPE
  • LDPE and LLDPE CFR China prices

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