U.S. plastic sales and captive use by resin 2018

This statistic displays the total plastic sales and captive use in the United States in 2018, by resin. In that year, the total plastic sales and captive use across all types of resins in the U.S. amounted to 119.8 billion pounds.

Plastic sales and captive use in the United States in 2018 by resin

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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Not reported, included in the "other thermosets" category, which also includes polyurethanes (TDI, MDI, and polyols), phenolic, urea, melamine, unsaturated polyester, and other thermosets.
** Not reported, included in the "other thermoplastics" category, which also includes PET, ABS, engineering resins, SB Latex and other thermoplastics.
Data include estimates.
Imports are included in sales for the following: epoxy, ABS, SAN, HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, polypropylene, polystyrene, thermoplastic polyester, and unsaturated polyester.
Sales include U.S. and Canada for the following resins: urea, melamine, phenolic, LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, polystyrene, and PVC.
Sales include U.S., Canada, and Mexico for the following resins: polypropylene, polystyrene, nylon, ABS, SAN, and thermoplastic polyester.

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