11 September 2012 22:21 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH) exports in July decreased by 38% from the same month a year earlier, according to data released by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Tuesday.
US 2-EH exports fell to 2,398 tonnes in July from 3,842 tonnes in July 2011.
Exports fell in July mainly because of a drop in shipments to Canada.
July exports also decreased from 2,984 tonnes in June.
Canada at 1,259 tonnes was the major destination for 2-EH exports, followed by Chile at 999 tonnes, France at 80 tonnes and Colombia at 25 tonnes.
Other destinations included Mexico and Venezuela.
The US imported 4,382 tonnes of 2-EH in July, up from 1,062 in July of 2011, and also up from 2,707 tonnes in June this year.
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections