US April acrylonitrile exports up by 8.7% year on year -- ITC

08 June 2012 19:21  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US acrylonitrile (ACN) exports for April were up by 8.7% year on year, according to data released by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday.

Exports increased to 53,344 tonnes from 49,065 tonnes in April 2011.

Month on month, exports rose by 1.3% from 52,658 tonnes in March.

Top destinations for US ACN exports in April were Korea and Taiwan.

The US does not import ACN.

US producers of ACN are Ascend Performance Materials, Cornerstone Chemical and INEOS Nitriles.


By: Wesley Busch
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