11 July 2012 23:08 [Source: ICIS news]
Exports decreased to 9,588 tonnes from 15,484 tonnes in May 2011. The decrease stemmed from 67% less product being shipped to
Month on month, exports were flat, but imports dropped by 18%. May imports were down by 22% versus the same month of 2011.
May 2012 imports totalled 5,591 tonnes, arriving primarily from
US prices for IPA were 80-82 cents/lb ($1,764-1,808/tonne, €1,446-1,483/tonne), as assessed by ICIS.
US IPA producers include Shell Chemicals, Dow Chemical, LyondellBasell and ExxonMobil.
($1 = €0. 82)
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