US 2011 styrene exports fall 2% year on year

10 February 2012 21:31  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US styrene exports for 2011 were down 2% from 2010, according to data released by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday.

US 2011 styrene exports fell to 1.36m tonnes in 2011 from 1.39m tonnes in 2010.

The exports came alongside global market uncertainty through much of the second half of 2011.

The three top destinations for US styrene were Mexico, China and Brazil.

Meanwhile, 2011 styrene imports to the US were down 6% from 2010.

US styrene imports fell to 616,989 tonnes in 2011, down from 655,452 tonnes in 2010.

The biggest importers to the US were Canada, which moved 616,953 tonnes of styrene through the US.  

By: Brian Balboa
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