US ETAC imports down 14% year-on-year for April

13 June 2014 19:16 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US ethyl acetate (ETAC) imports were down 14% year-on-year for April, according to data released this week by the US International Trade Commission (ITC).

US etac imports in April 2014 fell to 4,636 tonnes from 5,372 tonnes in April 2013.

US etac exports were down 8.4% for the year, the data showed.

ETAC Imports

Country:

Tonnes:

 

Apr-13

Mar-14

Apr-14

YTD 2013

YTD 2014

% chg

Total

5,372

4,777

4,636

15,503

18,167

17

Mexico

2,449

2,633

2,372

8,702

8,104

-7

South Africa

1,311

1,375

1,104

3,264

5,364

64

Brazil

1,420

620

1,000

2,998

3,920

31

China

95

61

145

210

302

44

India

98

70

15

269

458

70

Japan

0

2

0

0

2

n/a

Germany

0

0

0

2

1

-29

Egypt

0

13

0

0

13

n/a

Canada

0

0

0

0

1

n/a

United Kingdom

0

3

0

0

3

945

All others

0

0

0

58

0

-100

Etac exports

Country:

Tonnes:

 

Apr-13

Mar-14

Apr-14

YTD 2013

YTD 2014

% chg

Total

2,462

2,058

2,253

8,664

6,234

-28

Brazil

892

1,200

1,400

2,356

2,603

10

Ecuador

0

0

499

1,000

1,024

2

Canada

447

451

330

1,986

1,668

-16

El Salvador

0

0

5

0

9

n/a

Taiwan

2

2

5

6

11

94

Hong Kong

0

0

5

0

5

n/a

Germany

0

31

4

0

39

n/a

China

64

1

1

154

12

-92

Switzerland

0

1

1

13

4

-73

New Zealand

0

0

1

0

1

n/a

All others

1,057

374

2

3,150

858

-73

Source: US International Trade Commission

By Andrew Guy Jr