19 January 2012 19:13 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Brazilian imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) increased by 38% in 2011 compared with 2010 figures, according to government data obtained on Thursday.
The imported PET amounted to $274m (€214m) FOB (free on board), up by 88% from the nearly $146m FOB imported in 2010.
The average price in 2011 was $1,723.25/tonne – 36% higher compared with the average price of $1,268.65/tonne in 2010.
($1 = €0.78)
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