Imports of Chinese injection molded PET granules to Ukraine have fallen by almost half to the lowest level since the beginning of the year, according to a DataScope survey by Market Report.

So, deliveries of Chinese bottled PET to the Ukrainian market in August amounted to 5.7 thousand tons against 10.9 thousand tons a month earlier. In August last year, the import of material amounted to 10.4 thousand tons.

Deliveries of Chinese material in August amounted to 52% of total imports, compared with 75% in July and 71% in August last year.

It was previously reported that imports of injection molded PET granules to Ukraine in August fell by a quarter and amounted to 10.9 thousand tons compared to 14.7 thousand tons a month earlier. In August last year, the import of material amounted to 14.6 thousand tons.

Import deliveries of injection molded PET-granulate to Ukraine decreased by 2% in January-August compared to the same period last year and amounted to 102.2 thousand tons. In January-August last year, imports of injection molded PET to the country amounted to 104.7 thousand tons.