19 December 2012 09:44 [Source: ICIS news]
This reflects an increase in domestic demand, which stood at 54,415 tonnes, a 3% increase from the same period a year earlier, according to the data.
Export volumes rose by 27% to 1,603 tonnes from the previous year, the data showed.
In the domestic market, 8,003 tonnes of PS was used for electric and industrial applications, representing a 2% year-on-year decrease, while 25,915 tonnes of PS was shipped for packaging purposes, a 3% year-on-year increase, according to the data.
The country’s output of styrene monomer (SM) was down by 8% year on year to 222,575 tonnes in November, according to JSIA.
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