Production of Plastics Materials 2017 Japan

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Unit:Ton
Commodity Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Quantity
Phenol-formaldehyde resins 22,543 24,568 26,537 23,734 23,051 27,147 26,219 23,148 26,328 26,604 26,817 24,630 301,326
   Molding materials 2,388 2,304 2,461 2,497 2,168 2,578 2,458 1,990 2,338 2,472 2,425 2,362 28,441
Laminates 964 1,034 1,082 1,003 1,002 1,059 1,021 1,000 1,041 1,052 1,159 989 12,406
For lumber manufacturing adhesives 10,666 11,101 12,404 11,605 11,241 12,719 12,371 11,474 12,569 12,503 12,580 11,533 142,766
For others 8,525 10,129 10,590 8,629 8,640 10,791 10,369 8,684 10,380 10,577 10,653 9,746 117,713
Urea-formaldehyde resins 4,935 5,228 5,779 5,571 5,300 5,892 5,640 4,864 5,422 5,905 5,587 4,858 64,981
Melamine-formaldehyde resins 6,467 6,714 7,074 6,255 6,462 7,445 6,930 6,156 7,144 7,305 7,373 6,158 81,483
For decorative laminating 175 202 218 190 184 200 195 193 200 205 226 207 2,395
For coating 1,821 1,853 2,168 1,442 1,977 2,239 2,074 1,664 2,106 2,063 2,065 1,746 23,218
For adhesives 3,555 3,518 3,549 3,609 3,355 3,910 3,665 3,431 3,763 4,014 3,873 3,180 43,422
For others 916 1,141 1,139 1,014 946 1,096 996 868 1,075 1,023 1,209 1,025 12,448
Unsaturated polyester resins 7,601 8,384 8,166 8,358 7,362 8,836 9,694 6,317 7,826 9,418 10,000 8,326 100,288
For fiber glass reinforced plastics 5,070 5,639 5,898 5,309 4,776 5,528 6,348 4,517 5,700 5,951 6,725 5,324 66,785
For others 2,531 2,745 2,268 3,049 2,586 3,308 3,346 1,800 2,126 3,467 3,275 3,002 33,503
Alkyd resins 4,328 5,002 5,447 5,009 4,618 5,636 5,526 4,543 5,495 5,691 5,467 5,101 61,863
Epoxy resins 9,667 10,625 11,173 10,706 9,759 11,296 10,341 9,777 11,632 10,710 9,046 10,206 124,938
Polyurethane foam 14,764 15,691 16,685 15,138 14,283 17,046 16,961 15,926 18,363 18,417 18,732 17,429 199,435
Flexible foam 9,692 10,956 11,828 10,034 9,330 10,875 10,482 9,417 11,318 11,547 11,699 11,127 128,305
Rigid foam 5,072 4,735 4,857 5,104 4,953 6,171 6,479 6,509 7,045 6,870 7,033 6,302 71,130
Thermosetting Resin (Total) 70,305 76,212 80,861 74,771 70,835 83,298 81,311 70,731 82,210 84,050 83,022 76,708 934,314
Polyethylene 251,688 219,822 232,548 232,070 211,296 176,558 187,877 228,471 220,327 223,230 239,331 231,597 2,654,815
Low-density 148,907 136,356 139,021 137,904 140,381 118,444 116,186 135,410 115,631 130,055 147,441 127,542 1,593,278
Hight-density 84,795 70,504 78,840 74,233 52,811 44,515 63,115 84,839 85,283 79,052 79,873 86,813 884,673
Ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers 17,986 12,962 14,687 19,933 18,104 13,599 8,576 8,222 19,413 14,123 12,017 17,242 176,864
Polystyrene 63,944 65,276 62,311 54,182 63,613 62,141 70,270 62,662 70,272 65,792 64,130 68,050 772,643
Molding materials 55,303 55,712 53,595 44,798 54,955 50,878 59,660 54,453 59,227 55,184 54,502 57,630 655,897
Foamed polystyrene 8,641 9,564 8,716 9,384 8,658 11,263 10,610 8,209 11,045 10,608 9,628 10,420 116,746
Styrene-acrylonitrile 8,329 5,948 2,168 6,046 5,187 5,276 7,857 8,527 8,093 5,295 5,081 5,362 73,169
Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene 34,936 31,315 27,154 34,489 36,089 27,609 31,278 34,172 34,338 36,790 32,847 33,984 395,001
Polypropylene 227,384 211,951 225,439 215,995 209,756 175,978 208,145 211,140 216,001 202,331 195,464 205,956 2,505,540
Petroleum resins 9,694 8,039 10,282 10,146 7,162 4,893 8,450 9,113 10,842 10,025 10,689 10,078 109,413
Methacrylic resins 14,400 12,335 13,998 11,635 15,054 10,115 11,788 14,931 13,104 12,854 11,558 13,092 154,864
Molding materials 10,178 8,386 9,074 7,696 10,804 6,202 7,621 10,826 8,879 8,684 7,643 9,298 105,291
For othars 4,222 3,949 4,924 3,939 4,250 3,913 4,167 4,105 4,225 4,170 3,915 3,794 49,573
Polyvinyl alcohol 21,031 19,123 16,484 16,748 19,871 19,471 20,001 20,807 19,274 17,578 19,756 20,616 230,760
Polyvinyl chloride 153,313 142,525 131,851 125,866 131,090 143,294 141,801 149,695 144,664 146,392 142,982 152,448 1,705,921
Polymer 134,367 124,099 114,295 109,694 114,529 125,949 122,297 130,821 124,335 126,839 127,119 136,601 1,490,945
Copolymer 7,180 7,540 6,859 6,661 5,856 6,582 7,774 6,955 8,734 7,631 7,112 6,164 85,048
Paste resin 11,766 10,886 10,697 9,511 10,705 10,763 11,730 11,919 11,595 11,922 8,751 9,683 129,928
Polyamide resins 22,334 18,338 21,642 19,674 18,398 17,338 21,490 21,699 16,270 20,337 20,107 20,614 238,241
Fluorocarbon resins 3,072 2,516 2,936 2,328 1,841 2,069 2,716 2,757 2,551 2,112 2,385 2,868 30,151
Polycarbonate 27,316 28,574 28,508 22,745 23,507 24,037 19,813 26,847 27,239 24,949 28,391 28,253 310,179
Polyacetal resins 10,709 9,186 7,109 10,974 10,772 10,369 12,846 13,270 11,669 3,989 4,481 9,810 115,184
Polyethylene terephthalate 39,760 29,292 29,450 38,512 40,474 35,279 41,047 37,808 29,210 29,196 36,210 37,722 423,960
For bottle 10,065 7,473 7,227 9,433 x x x x x x x x -
For others 29,695 21,819 22,223 29,079 x x x x x x x x -
Polybutyene terephtalate 9,661 8,981 9,501 9,917 10,365 10,941 10,797 10,557 5,991 5,496 8,229 9,685 110,121
Polyphenylene Sulfide 3,448 2,212 1,580 1,836 3,818 3,767 3,523 3,412 3,118 1,995 3,676 3,511 35,896
Thermoplastic resin (Total) 901,019 815,433 822,961 813,163 808,293 729,135 799,699 855,868 832,963 808,361 825,317 853,646 9,865,858
Other resins 17,470 26,869 75,285 15,531 13,083 9,278 17,255 18,657 18,008 21,122 19,410 22,368 274,336
Grand total 988,794 918,514 979,107 903,465 892,211 821,711 898,265 945,256 933,181 913,533 927,749 952,722 11,074,508