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The Asian ABS market is the fastest growing among the stryrenic resins. This is mainly due to them being used in many applications.

 

Common useage for ABS include sectors such as automobiles, consumer electronics, office equipment, personal computers, toys and construction.

 

ABS can be fused with other plastics to form alloys. This further extends the useage of the resin in other sectors such as mobile phone casings which use PC/ABS alloy.

 

China is the largest importer and user of the resin in Asia given its huge manufacturing base.

 

The spot market is active and liquid with major sellers from Taiwan, Korea, and South East Asia competing for a piece of the action each week China continues to expand its domestic ABS capacity each year, but demand always increases in tandem, resulting in the continual need for large volume imports.

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