29 October 2009 10:13 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--China’s September polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) imports rose nearly 20% to 20,800 tonnes from the previous month on the back of strong demand from automotives and flat screen makers, traders said on Thursday.
According to the data released by China Customs on Wednesday PMMA imports in September rose 67% year on year while total PMMA imports for the first nine months of 2009 stood at 139,000 tonnes.
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PMMA demand was strong mainly in key sectors like automotive and production of light guided panel (LGP) for flat screen TVs and computer monitors, the seller added.
PMMA is used to make tail lights for cars, production of which has been booming in
A large part of these imports came from South
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