13 November 2008 20:29 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--US exports of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) in September totalled 48,969 tonnes, down more than 57% from 114,191 tonnes during the same month last year, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) said on Thursday.
From January through September, US VCM exports decreased 12% when compared with the same period in 2007.
US Gulf export FOB (free on board) prices were $520-570/tonne (€416-456/tonne) on Thursday, according to data from global chemical market intelligence service ICIS pricing.
US VCM producers include Formosa Plastics, Oxy Vinyls, Oxy Mar,
($1 = €0.80)
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