Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Ethylene output likely to touch newer heights
Ethylene output likely to touch newer heights
Jan '08
Ethylene is considered to be one of the most essential products for both oil and chemical industry. The ethylene production of China exceeded 100 million tons in 2007, showing an increase of over 11 percent from the previous year.

The construction of ethylene project at Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, with a production capacity of 800000 tons a year was started some where near mid-December, last year.

So far, around seven large-scale ethylene plants with an output of 6.2 million tons are under construction, which is very exceptional in international markets. It is expected that after the completion of these, China's ethylene production will reach 18 million tons per year by 2010.

Although in recent years, domestic ethylene market saw rapid development. With booming production and sales, there are still some problems worth paying attention to. At present, all the naphtha, the raw materials for ethylene production, comes from oil, imports of which account for about half of domestic consumption.

In recent years, oil prices in the global market sky rocketed, and touched new heights in 2007. This in turn, increased the production costs of ethylene, and significantly reduced profit margins.

However, reducing world oil resources have become a source of concern for the industry experts.

FIbre2fashion News Desk - China

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Oct 2016

China’s garment retail sales grow 7.2% in Jan-Sept ’16

Retail sales of garments, footwear, hats and knitwear of Chinese...

Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), signing MoU with Tang from Suzhou Tianyuan Garments company. Courtesy: Government of Arkansas

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Oct 2016

Suzhou Tianyuan to open $20 mn garment factory in US

Suzhou Tianyuan Garments company, a Chinese manufacturer of casual...

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2016

Pakistan’s textile exports fall 5.96% y-o-y in Q1 FY17

The value of textile and garment exports made by Pakistan decreased...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Sunil Rathore
Lacoste India

‘New vendor is welcome if he offers cost, quality and timely delivery’

Ghanshyam Ghoghari
Kimora Fashion

Bridalwear is not about reds and whites anymore

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Eric Scholler

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search