11 July 2012 23:54 [Source: ICIS news]
Exports decreased to 1,366 tonnes from 3,669 tonnes in May 2011. The largest decrease was a 37% drop in volumes shipped to
Month on month, exports were down by 40%, and imports were down similarly by 35%. But May imports were up by 21% versus the same month of 2011.
May 2012 imports totalled 5,932 tonnes, arriving primarily from the
US prices for MEK were 95-99 cents/lb ($2,094-2,183/tonne, €1,717-1,790/tonne), as assessed by ICIS.
US MEK suppliers include Shell Chemicals and ExxonMobil.
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