Singapore’s exports of OX down 70.4% in September

17 October 2013 04:18  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Singapore’s exports of orthoxylene (OX) fell by 70.4% year on year to 3,977 tonnes in September amid a drop in shipments to key market China, official data showed on Thursday.

Its exports of OX to China fell by 31.9% year on year to 3,901 tonnes in September, according to International Enterprise (IE) Singapore.

In January-September this year, the country’s exports of OX was up by 5.38% year on year at 73,149 tonnes, it said.

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)

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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