21 November 2008 11:47 [Source: ICIS news]
This was, however, a 1% increase from September, the ABS resin industry association added.
Domestic shipments of ABS resin in October fell 14% year on year and 5% month on month to 24,868 tonnes, according to the association.
Among domestic shipments, 7,202 tonnes were used for the production of cars, down 17% from October 2007 and an 11% decrease from the previous month, the association said.
Shipments of ABS resin for use in electronic appliances were 7% lower in October than the same time a year before at 4,090 tonnes, a 4% decline from September, the association added.
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections