US June exports of BD fell by 75% from year ago, ITC
08 August 2013 20:51 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--?xml:namespace>US exports of butadiene (BD) fell by 74% in June to 2,645 tonnes from 10,364 tonnes a year ago, according to data released Thursday by the US International Trade Commission (ITC).
Year-to-date, US BD exports fell by 31% to 21,245 tonnes from 30,851 tonnes a year ago.
All of the US BD exports were to Mexico, according to the ITC.
Major US producers of BD include ExxonMobil, LyondellBasell, Shell and Texas Petrochemical. By: Mark Yost+1 713 525 2653
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