17 July 2012 12:09 [Source: ICIS news]
TOKYO (ICIS)--Japan’s production of polystyrene (PS) decreased by 18% in June from the previous month to 42,935 tonnes, official data from an industry association showed on Tuesday.
The country’s internal demand for PS was 49,821 tonnes in June, unchanged from May, but a decrease of 13% from June 2011, the data showed.
Japan’s exports of PS rose by 24% month on month to 1,949 tonnes in June, an increase of 1% year on year, the statistics showed.
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