30 April 2013 23:05 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US acrylonitrile production fell by more than 13% in the first quarter of 2013 compared with a year ago, according to data released by the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) on Tuesday.
Demand for acrylonitrile and its derivative, acrylic fibre, have been down this year on weak macroeconomics worldwide. US producers of acrylnitrile include INEOS, Cornerstone and Ascend Performance Materials.
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