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Pure Benzene: Brief Analysis of Import and Export in August 2022
In August 2022, the monthly import volume of pure benzene in my country was 258,950 tons, the cumulative import volume was 1,967,800 tons, and the monthly import value was US$282,405,795. The import volume increased by 141.07% month-on-month, and the import volume fell by 19.28% year-on-year. The cumulative import volume of pure benzene in my country increased by 9.70% compared with the same period of last year. In August 2022, with the end of the peak demand season in the United States, the Asia-US arbitrage window gradually closed, and the Asian pure benzene export target returned to China, and the import volume in August increased significantly.
From the perspective of trading partners, the main source country is South Korea. In August 2022, the import volume from South Korea reached 122,200 tons, accounting for 47.19% of the total import volume of the month. The average price of pure benzene imported from South Korea was around US$1,108.72/ton. Both the import volume and the total proportion increased from the previous month. The details of South Korea's exports in August are: From August 1 to 31, 2022, South Korea exported a total of 240,234 tons of pure benzene, of which 73,934 tons were exported to the United States, 128,019 tons to mainland China, 35,236 tons to Taiwan, and 3,045 tons to Japan. Ton.
In August 2022, Zhejiang Province, where my country's import enterprises are located, accounted for the largest proportion, with about 102,700 tons, accounting for 39.67%; the second place was Shanghai, about 47,500 tons, accounting for 18.33% of the total import, and the third Guangdong Province, about 18.33%. 47,300 tons, accounting for 18.28%.
In terms of exports, my country has no exports of pure benzene in August 2022.
In the future, with the end of the peak travel season in the United States, the arbitrage window of Asia and the United States is closed, and the downstream demand for pure benzene in Europe is weak, and pure benzene exports are mostly directed to the Chinese market. Therefore, it is expected that domestic pure benzene imports may continue to rise in September.