National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has released the survey on the performance of chemical industry for July

National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has released the survey on the performance of chemical industry for July. The value added for chemical industry increased by 3.2% compared with last year, and the growth rate increased by 1.1%. Of the major products manufactured, SR increased by 6.3%, synthetic fiber increased by 13.1%, and rubber tires increased by 3.3%. The value added for chemical industry increased by 3.6% from January to July, but the growth rate dropped by 0.6%. The output of SR reached 3,170,000 tons, increasing by 8.2%; synthetic fiber reached 25,930,000 tons, increased by 8.3%; rubber tires reached 511,320,000 units.