14 June 2012 11:13 [Source: ICIS news]
On a year-on-year basis, its ethylene shipments grew 61%, according to the country’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
Among the exported ethylene derivatives, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) recorded a 70% month-on-month increase to 39,975 tonnes in April. The volume was down by 52% compared with the same period last year, based on the data.
April exports of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) at 11,600 tonnes fell 38% month on month, and were 20% lower year on year.
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections