China September SM imports fall 18.1% month on month

Source: ICIS News

2018/11/08

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China imported a total of 220,585 tonnes of styrene monomer (SM) in September, down 18.1% from the previous month, official data showed.

For the first nine months of 2018, the country’s total SM imports fell 11.1% year on year to 2.05m tonnes, according to China Customs data.

China SM Imports Mar-Sept 2018

2018 March April May June July August September
Imports (tonnes) 198,227 226,300 231,267 239,321 224,957 269,259 220,585
Year-on-year % change -30% 11% 8% 8% 6% -8% -35%

Source: China Customs

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