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ABS imports to Ukrainian market up by 85% in Jan 2020

February 25/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Overall imports of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) to the Ukrainian market rose in the first month of 2020 by 85% year on year, according to MRC"s DataScope report.

Thus, imports of material into Ukraine were 473 tonnes during the stated period, whereas this figure was at 255 tonnes in January 2019.

However, ABS imports into the country decreased by 11% year on year from December 2019 (534 tonnes).  Imports of material to the Ukrainian market have continue to decrease for four consecutive months.

South Korea is the largest ABS supplier into the region. The share of Korean material in the total shipments fell significantly in January 2020 to 30% year on year (143 tonnes) from 71% a year earlier (182 tonnes), with Lotte shipments totalling 97 tonnes, and LG Chem"s imports - only 47 tonnes.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PS, ABS, Honam Petrochemical, LG Chem, Lotte Chemical, Ukraine, South Korea.
Category:General News
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