Singapore September naphtha imports rise 48% year on year

17 October 2013 05:44  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Singapore’s imports of naphtha in September rose by 48.4% year on year to 750,644 tonnes, backed by a surge in shipments from India, official data showed on Thursday.

Naphtha imports from India grew to 142,485 tonnes in September this year from 10,388 tonnes in the same period in 2012, according to International Enterprise (IE) Singapore.

In January-September this year, the country’s overall imports of naphtha were up by 17.5% year on year at 5.22m tonnes, the trade promotion agency said.

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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