03 August 2012 16:09 [Source: ICIS news]
TOKYO (ICIS)--Japan’s ethylene exports increased by 2.6% month on month to 38,966 tonnes in July, official data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) showed late on Friday.
This was a 15% increase from the same time a year earlier, according to the ministry.
Among the exported ethylene derivatives, exports of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) rose 15% to 11,142 tonnes from the previous month, while 13,857 tonnes of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) was exported, a 27% month on month decrease, figures showed.
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