18 September 2013 10:11 [Source: ICIS news]
This was an 11% decrease month on month, according to the Nihon ABS jushi kogyokai (Japan ABS resin industry association).
The country’s exports of ABS resin stood at 11,031 tonnes, down 4% year on year and a 3% decrease month on month, the data showed.
Among domestic ABS shipments, deliveries for car production declined by 6% from the same time a year earlier to 6,867 tonnes, and was down 13% from the previous month, according to the association.
Shipments for home construction materials rose by 2% year on year to 1,952 tonnes, but fell by 13% month on month, based on the statistics.
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