US August ACN exports fall 15% year on year

13 October 2011 20:50  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Exports of US acrylonitrile (ACN) dropped 15% in August year on year, with 47,688 tonnes leaving US ports, according to International Trade Commission (ITC) statistics released on Thursday.

Year to date US ACN exports amounted to 377,260 tonnes, down 7% from the same period last year.

Korea, Taiwan and India were the top three destinations for US ACN.

No ACN was imported to the US.

Major US ACN producers include Ascend Performance Materials, Cornerstone Chemical and INEOS.

By Wesley Busch

By: Staff Reporter
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