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US PET imports up 7.8% on surge from Mexico, S Korea

HOUSTON, June 5, 2017 (PCW) -- US imports of PET resin with a viscosity of 78 ml/gram or higher were up 17,038 metric tons, or 7.8%, at 236,336 mt in the first four months of 2017, compared to Jan-Apr 2016, the latest USA Trade Online data show.

Mexico remained the top source of imports in Jan-Apr 2017 at 105,844 mt, up 31%. Imports from South Korea totaled 12,061 mt in the 2017 period, up 65%.

Taiwan was the second top import source in Jan-Apr 2017 at 35,549 mt, up 17%. Brazil was third, at 24,373 mt in the first four months of 2017, up 9%.

US PET resin imports in Jan-Apr 2017 came from 32 countries. -- Xavier A. Cronin

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