01 December 2011 18:29 [Source: ICIS news]
(updates with Canadian and Mexican chemical railcar traffic data)
Canadian chemical railcar loadings for the week totalled 10,518, up from 9,835 in the same week a year earlier, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) said.
The previous week ended 19 November saw a year-on-year increase 2.3% in Canadian chemical railcar shipments.
The weekly chemical railcar loadings data are seen as an important real-time measure of chemical industry activity and demand.
Year to date to 26 November, Canadian chemical railcar shipments were up by 9.1% to 522,419.
The AAR said chemical railcar traffic in
Year to date to 26 November, Mexican chemical railcar shipments were up by 6.5% to 55,175.
There were 24,504 chemical railcar loadings last week, compared with 25,079 in the same week in 2010. In the previous week ended 19 November,
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