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WASHINGTON (April 27, 2021) – U.S. production of major plastic resins totaled 6.9 billion pounds during March 2021, an increase of 29.1 percent compared to the prior month, and a decrease of 13.6 percent compared to the same month in 2020, according to statistics released today by the American Chemistry Council (ACC). Year-to-date production was 20.5 billion pounds, a 11.0 percent decrease as compared to the same period in 2020.

Sales and captive (internal) use of major plastic resins totaled 7.0 billion pounds during March 2021, an increase of 1.3 percent compared to the prior month, and a decrease of 10.5 percent from the same month one year earlier. Year-to-date sales and captive use was 21.7 billion pounds, a 5.2 percent decrease as compared to the same period in 2020.

Note: The ACC Plastics Industry Producers’ Statistics Group makes available detailed reports (including monthly production and end-use sales data for major thermoplastic and thermoset resins) to subscribers of its various services. For more information on subscriptions to the resin reports, please visit www.americanchemistry.com/resin-report-subscriptions.

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