During January-September 2010 72 KT of EPS were supplied to the Russian market which was 30% more compared to the same period last year. EPS import deliveries in September for the first time reached the volume of 15 KT which was 13,2% more compared to the previous month deliveries.
EPS deliveries to Russia are done mostly from China and South Korea whose share in total volume of deliveries for the nine months of 2010 made up 42,2% and 35,9% respectively. In September EPS deliveries from South Korea for the first time since May 2008 exceeded the level of 6 KT, having increased the deliveries volumes by 54,8% compared to August.
For more detailed information on the Russian polystyrene market, see DataScope Report.