India's June LAB imports fall 29.8% month on month -India Customs

20 August 2018 08:21 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--India's June imports of linear alkylbenzene (LAB) fell month on month, according to the latest data from the India Customs.

Import (tonnes)
June-2018 20,125
May-2018 28,658
Month-on-Month change (%) -29.8
June-2017 13,194
Year-on-Year change (%) 52.5

LAB is an organic compound used almost wholly as an intermediate in the production of surfactant linear alkylbenzene sulphonate (LAS), also known as linear alkylbenzene sulphonic acid (LABSA). LAB’s main end-market is the biodegradable detergents and other cleaners.

By Yuanlin Koh