Corrected: US Q4 acrylonitrile output rises 13% year on year – AFPM

31 January 2013 20:42  [Source: ICIS news]

Correction: In the ICIS news story headlined "US Q4 acrylonitrile output rises 13% year on year – AFPM" dated 31 January 2013, please read the numbers in terms of millions instead of billions A corrected story follows.

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US fourth-quarter acrylonitrile (ACN) production totalled 639.545m lb (290,096 tonnes), a 13% increase from 566.973m lb one year earlier, data from the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) showed on Thursday.

However, ACN output in the fourth quarter decreased by 7.8% from 693.602m lb in the third quarter of 2012, AFPM said.

AFPM's quarterly data is based on voluntary reports.

US ACN producers include Ascend Performance Materials, Cornerstone Chemical and INEOS Nitriles.


By: Wesley Busch
+1 713 525 2653



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

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.

Printer Friendly