Highlights of U.S. exports through September 2011: most polyolefins exports, excluding LLDPE, down slightly or unchanged; PVC exports up 10%; increased shipments also of polyacetals, polycarbonates, ethylene, EDC, VCM and MEG; lower exports of propylene, PET and styrene. Continue reading
China’s exports of PVC and PET surged in April 2011. Imports of numerous products fell sharply during the month. Despite the declines, import totals YTD for many products remained close to last year’s high levels.