26 July 2012 09:51 [Source: ICIS news]
Demand for bitumen in
The increase in import volumes in June was also a result of the arrival of contract cargoes from
June imports were 1.1% lower than the same period in 2011, China Customs data indicated.
The country exported 8,073 tonnes of bitumen in June, down by 67.4% year on year, according to the customs data.
The drop in exports was caused by weak demand from southeast Asia, according to traders.
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