12 April 2011 21:44 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US February exports of mixtures of methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) totalled 1,219 tonnes, dropping by 22% from 1,563 tonnes during the same month a year earlier, but increasing by 1% from 1,207 tonnes the previous month, according to US International Trade Commission (ITC) data released on Tuesday.
From January through February, MDI exports had increased by 3% to 2,426 tonnes, compared with 2,351 tonnes in the first two months of last year, according to the ITC.
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Top destinations for US MDI from January to February were
US MDI suppliers include Bayer MaterialScience, BASF and Dow Chemical.
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