08 April 2013 23:42 [Source: ICIS news]
Exports for the month were 6,485 tonnes, compared with 7,592 tonnes in February 2012. Compared with January 2013, February exports fell nearly 2% from 6,614 tonnes.
Looking at the year-over-year comparisons, the biggest drop came in shipments to Brazil, which fell by 44%; Belgium, which dropped by 42%; and Mexico, which saw exports drop by 15%.
US producers of ABS include INEOS ABS, Network Polymers, SABIC Innovative Plastics and Styron. Collectively, they have an annual capacity of 842,500 tonnes.
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