Recycled plastic export report: May 2020

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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

Recycled polymer exports improved by a tiny amount in May with 21,372 tonnes leaving this country compared to 20,221 tonnes in April.

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Turkey was the biggest market with 9,566 tonnes up from 7,129 tonnes the month before.

This was followed by the EU as a whole with 8,535 tonnes, lower than April’s 9,803 tonnes.

Exports to Poland increased to 3,223 tonnes in May compared to 3,132 tonnes a month earlier.

Spain was next best with 1,870 tonnes compared to 857 tonnes in April.

However, the Netherlands was lower with 1,137 tonnes in May down from 1,409 tonnes the month before.

Malaysia was the only other significant destination in May with 1,709 tonnes, which improved on April’s 1,396 tonnes.

PE key destinations (391510)

wdt_ID Date China Malaysia Vietnam EU total
1 01/12/2017 1,593,325 8,154,599 5,185,643 2,356,480
2 01/11/2017 1,340,655 11,929,056 8,441,914 5,064,111
3 01/10/2017 3,937,218 8,448,893 9,224,031 6,378,656
4 01/09/2017 6,735,842 8,836,402 6,965,057 6,021,468
5 01/08/2017 12,986,863 8,042,469 4,297,452 6,436,902
6 01/07/2017 14,879,464 6,984,245 2,828,813 1,917,806
7 01/06/2017 13,836,510 5,912,876 3,276,369 6,344,826
8 01/05/2017 10,244,233 6,634,566 2,371,000 5,126,138
9 01/04/2017 16,314,413 5,812,466 1,722,387 3,563,463
10 01/03/2017 20,367,409 2,720,115 1,448,964 4,328,398

Full historic export data

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