US February BD imports fell by 37% from year ago – ITC

08 April 2013 21:34  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS) – US imports of butadiene (BD) fell in February by 37% from a year ago, according to data released Monday by the US International Trade Commission.

February BD imports were 38,480 tonnes, compared with 61,060 tonnes a year ago. February imports were down by 44% compared with January, when the import figure was 68,256 tonnes.

The biggest declines were in imports from Brazil, which were down 26%, and Saudi Arabia, which were down 15%.

By: Mark Yost
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