11 September 2012 22:57 [Source: ICIS news]
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Exports in July were 9.2% lower than the 4,222 tonnes shipped in June, the ITC said.
Nearly 50% of MA is used in the manufacture of unsaturated polyester resins (UPR), which are used heavily in the recreational boating industry and related uses. Demand in that sector remains dampened in the still-sluggish economy, according to market sources.
Major US MA producers include Huntsman, LANXESS,
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