18 April 2012 08:37 [Source: ICIS news]
The volume also represents a 1% decline from the same period a year earlier, according to the Nihon ABS jushi kogyokai (Japan ABS resin industry association).
A total of 8,657 tonnes of total domestic shipments of ABS resins for the month went to automotive applications, down 3% from February, but were 27% higher year on year, based on the statistics.
Domestic shipments of ABS resins for electric appliances fell 6% to 2,180 tonnes in March from February, and declined 23% from March 2010, according to the association.
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