13 October 2011 23:20 [Source: ICIS news]
The primary destination was
Sources cited softening US demand and surplus domestic product as the reasons for the increase in US exports.
Year-on-year import levels also grew, but only marginally to 7,596 tonnes in August from 7,520 tonnes one year earlier. The primary source of that material was
Current prices for US IPA are 89–91 cents/lb ($1,962–2,006/tonne, €1,413–1,444/tonne), as assessed by ICIS. US IPA producers include Shell Chemicals, Dow Chemical, LyondellBasell and ExxonMobil.
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