17 October 2013 03:56 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Singapore’s petroleum bitumen exports rose by 16.7% year on year to 166,610 tonnes in September, tracking the overall rise in petrochemicals shipped abroad, official data showed on Thursday.
In January-September this year, the country’s exports of bitumen was up by 14% year on year at 1.52m tonnes, according to International Enterprise (IE) Singapore.
Singapore’s petrochemical exports rose by 35.3% year on year to Singapore dollar (S$) 1.42bn ($1.15bn) in September, amid an overall dip in non-oil domestic exports (NODX).
($1 = S$1.24)
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