S Korea's exports of BR up 19.3% at 32,470 tonnes in August

25 September 2013 05:29  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s exports of butadiene rubber (BR) rose by 19.3% year on year to 32,470 tonnes in August, data from Korea International Trade Association (KITA) showed on Wednesday.

In January-August this year, the country’s exports of BR increased by 1.97% to 244,849 tonnes, compared with the same period last year, the data showed.

The country’s overall exports of petrochemicals rose by 12.1% year on year to $4.21bn (€3.1bn) in the first 20 days of August this year.

($1 = €0.74)

By: Yaw Min Jie
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