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ABS imports to Russia drop by 4% in 2019

January 27/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Overall imports of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) to the Russian market decreased in 2019 by 4% year on year to 33,700 tonnes, according to MRC"s DataScope report.

This figure was 35,200 tonnes in January-December 2018.

South Korean companies LG Chem and Lotte Advanced accounted for more than half of the country"s ABS imports.

Styrolution and Trinseo shipped the bulk of European ABS.  The share of their supplies is 23% of the total imports.

ABS imports to Russia continued to decline for the third month in a row. December ABS imports to Russia fell by 26% month on month to 2,400 tonnes from 3,300 tonnes, imports of material into the country were 2,500 tonnes in December 2018.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:Europe, PS, ABS, LG Chem, Lotte Advanced Materials, Styrolution, Trinseo (Styron), Russia, South Korea.
Category:General News
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