06 May 2013 21:17 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Acrylonitrile (ACN) exports fell by 6% in March from the year-ago period, according to data released on Monday by the US International Trade Commission (ITC).
March 2013 exports were 49,739 tonnes, down from 52,658 tonnes a year ago. Month to month, March exports rose by 130% from 21,661 tonnes in February 2013.
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US producers of ACN include Ascend Performance Materials; Cornerstone Chemical and INEOS Nitriles. Combined, those producers have an annual output capacity of 1.46m tonnes.
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