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Plastic resin is down month to month but up from 2022.

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January 3, 2024

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Plastic resin production up from 2022
Plastic resin statistics from the American Chemistry Council's Plastics Industry Producers’ Statistics Group.Image courtesy of amstockphoto / iStock via Getty Images

US production of major plastic resins totaled 8.1 billion pounds during November 2023, a decrease of 0.9% compared to the prior month, and an increase of 12.2% compared to the same month in 2022, according the American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Industry Producers’ Statistics Group. Year-to-date production was 88.2 billion pounds, a 3.4% increase as compared to the same period in 2022.

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Sales and captive (internal) use of major plastic resins totaled 7.8 billion pounds in November 2023, a decrease of 4.6% compared to the prior month, and an increase of 4.3% from the same month one year earlier. Year-to-date sales and captive use were 87.2 billion pounds, a 2.4% increase as compared to the same period in 2022.

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