06 May 2013 20:57 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US exports of isopropanol (IPA) in March decreased by 61% compared with the same month a year ago, according to data released Monday by the US International Trade Commission (ITC).
Exports decreased to 8,943 tonnes in March of this year, down from 22,682 tonnes in March 2012.
Belgium was the top destination, taking 45% of all material shipped out of the US. Other major destinations included Mexico, Spain, Canada, Venezuela and India.
US imports fell by 8.9% in March compared with the same month a year ago, the ITC said, with Canada, Japan and Germany being the main sources.
Imports decreased to 8,326 tonnes in March of this year from 9,135 tonnes in March 2012.
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