China's September imports of other aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures down 24% on month

Source: ICIS News

2018/11/08

Singapore (ICIS)--China imported about 196,000 tonnes of other aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures in September 2018, down by 24% month on month and down by 75% year on year, official data showed.

In September, most of the shipments originated from Malaysia and Thailand, according to data from China customs.

China’s other aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures include mixed aromatics, solvent mixed xylene, heavy  aromatics and other mixtures.

China’s other aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures from April to September     (‘000 tonnes)

Month Apr May    Jun Jul Aug Sep
2017 1,645.1 777.7 884.6 675.2 900.8 773.3
2018 325.7 382.0 529.4 425.2 257.3 196.0
YoY(%) -80% -51% -40% -37% -71% -75%
MoM(%) -28% 17% 39% -20% -39% -24%

Source: General Administration of Customs (GAC)