National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has released the survey on the performance of chemical industry for April 2017.



National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has released the survey on the performance of chemical industry for April 2017. The value added for chemical industry during April increased by 4.1% compared with last year, but the growth rate dropped by 5.4%. Of the major products manufactured the output of SR increased by 4.1%, synthetic fiber increased by 1%, and rubber tires increased by 4.7%. From January to April, the value added for chemical industry increased by 5.2%, but the growth rate dropped by 3.8%. The output of SR reached 1,800,000 tons, increased by 10%; synthetic fiber reached 14,810,000 tons, increased by 5.5%; rubber tires reached 307,450,000 tons, increased by 10.1%.