08 April 2013 20:27 [Source: ICIS news]
US melamine imports rose to 2,054 tonnes in February from 1,982 tonnes in the same month of 2012.
Imports rose in February mainly because of an increase in product brought in from Trinidad & Tobago. Imports from Trinidad & Tobago increased by 64%.
Exports of melamine increased by 32% in February, moving to 3,220 tonnes from 2,435 tonnes in February 2012.
Germany, the United Kingdom and Romania were the top three export destinations for February. The three countries took in 74% of all US exports during the month.
Other destinations included Russia, Canda, Italy, Colombia, Brazil and Mexico.
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