05 December 2011 19:15 [Source: ICIS news]
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Products with less demand included thermoplastic resins, detergents and basic petrochemicals, the association added.
Compared with September,
In the first 10 months of the year, domestic sales fell by 3.49% year on year as chemical imports continued to increase, Abiquim said.
Domestic production of industrial chemicals in October dropped by 5.83% year on year and by 0.16% month on month, according to Abiquim.
In the January-October period, output fell by 3.99% year on year.
In the first 10 months of 2011, domestic prices of chemicals increased by 15.27% year on year.
In October from September, prices increased by 3.50%, Abiquim added.
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