13 January 2009 18:25 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--US exports of ethyl acetate (etac) blasted off in November from the same month in 2007, up 178% at 5,361 tonnes, according to data the US International Trade Commission (ITC) released on Tuesday.
November etac exports also rose 18% from 4,541 tonnes in October, the ITC said.
US etac exports increased 34% in the first 11 months of the year through November, totalling 61,243 tonnes, up from 45,671 tonnes in the same period of 2007.
US etac exports increased 34% in the first 11 months, totalling 61,243 tonnes, up from 45,671 tonnes in the same period of 2007.
US Gulf coast export prices have ranged from 58-69 cents/lb ($1,279-1,521/tonne, €959-1,141/tonne) during the past month, according to global chemical market intelligence service ICIS pricing.
($1 = €0.75)
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