China January MMA imports up 26.7% from December

27 February 2013 11:33  [Source: ICIS news]

BRISBANE, Australia (ICIS)--China’s methyl methacrylate (MMA) imports in January increased by 26.7% from December, official statistics showed on Wednesday.

The country imported 21,095 tonnes of MMA in January, according to China Customs data.

MMA import prices in January averaged $2,069/tonne (€1,593/tonne), representing a 1.9% decline from the previous month, the data showed.

Downstream demand for MMA finished products remained weak amid China’s slowing economy, market players said.

($1 = €0.77)

By: Junie Lin

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