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U.S. production of elastomers in 1991 dropped 3% from 1990, amounting to 2.16 billion kilograms. The production of elastomers has remained stable during the past five years, with 1991 showing an increase of 1.8% over the amount produced in 1987, according to the most recent figures available from the U.S. International Trade Commission. Sales of elastomers also decreased slightly in 1991, with volume decreasing 1.7% and sales value declining 4.7%. Styrene-butadiene rubber production dominated elastomer production in 1991, totaling 902 million kilograms.
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Title Annotation:elastomer production and sales
Publication:Rubber World
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Jun 1, 1993
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