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Industrial chemicals and synthetic resins, 2016

Released: 2017-07-19

Anhydrous ammonia (100%) production totalled 5.0 million tonnes in 2016, up 3.0% from a year earlier.

Urea production increased 7.8% from 2015 to 4.1 million tonnes.

Polyethylene production reached 3.9 million metric tonnes, an increase of 5.8% from 2015.

  Note to readers

The Industrial Chemicals and Synthetic Resins survey provides the quantity produced by Canadian manufacturers of a selection of chemicals and synthetic resins.

Data from 2011 to 2015 have been revised.

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