Singapore bitumen exports slips 1.19% in August - official data

17 September 2013 03:44  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Singapore’s exports of petroleum bitumen slipped by 1.19% year on year to 186,275 tonnes in August, as overall petrochemical exports grew, official data showed on Tuesday.

In January-August this year, the country’s exports of petroleum bitumen rose by 13.5% year on year to 1.36m tonnes, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore said in its monthly report.

Singapore’s petrochemical exports rose by 29.3% year on year to Singapore dollar (S$)1.39bn in August, as overall non-oil domestic exports (NODX) dipped for the third straight month.

($1 = S$1.26)

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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