Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510), as exports of other plastics are relatively small in volume
Exports of PE-based plastics were up a touch in March to 21,822 tonnes from 19,863 tonnes in February.
The EU was the predominant destination with a total of 14,028 tonnes up from 10,912 tonnes in February. Poland took 4,219 tonnes of this more than February 3,113 tonnes. This was followed by Netherlands (1,798 tonnes) Germany (1,780 tonnes), Irish Republic (1,694 tonnes) and surprisingly Romania with 1,569 tonnes.
Turkey was next with 10,704 tonnes, up from 6,001 tonnes a month earlier.
Next up was Malaysia with 1,983 tonnes, which was down from 3,216 tonnes in February.
Hong Kong increased a little to 1,550 tonnes from 1,472 tonnes a month earlier.
PE key destinations (391510)
Full historic export data