US March nylon exports rose by 11% compared with year ago – ITC

06 May 2013 22:27  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS) –US exports of nylon rose by 11% in March from a year ago, according to data released Monday by the US International Trade Commission.

Total March US exports of nylon were 62,042 tonnes, up from 56,120 tonnes a year ago and 56,666 tonnes in February 2013.

Exports to Indonesia rose by 125%, while shipments to Singapore nearly doubled

March imports of nylon rose by 10%, from 7,294 a year ago to 8,028 in March 2013. Shipments from Italy rose by 66%, while those from Spain were higher by 93%.

ICIS provides pricing reports for nylon 6 and nylon 6,6.

US producers of nylon include Ascend Performance Materials, BASF, DuPont, EMS-Grivory, Honeywell, INVISTA, NYCOA and Shaw.

By: Mark Yost
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