25 September 2009 06:53 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--China’s imports of butyl glycol (BG) and butyl diglycol (BDG) totalled 11,224 tonnes in August, down nearly 20% from July, based on official trade statistics released on Friday.
Around 90% or 10,000 tonnes of the total imported volumes last month was BG, said a regional trader.
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Compared to the same period last year, the country took in 32% more volumes of combined BG and BDG in August 2009, the government data showed.
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