Global polyethylene terephthalate production capacity distribution by region 2017

This statistic displays the distribution of the production capacity of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin worldwide in 2017, by region. The global PET resin production capacity in 2017 was some 30.3 million tons, with China accounting for 30.8 percent of that amount. China is both the largest producer of PET resin and the largest consumer of PET bottles.

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) production capacity distribution worldwide in 2017, by region

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January 2018



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The total global PET resin production capacity in 2017 was 30.3 million tons.

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