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China’s increasing production of paraxylene will reduce imports from South Korea and Japan, putting pressure on freight rates on intra-Asia routes in 2021. Paraxylene is the second-largest organic chemical carried by chemical tankers. In 2020, paraxylene comprised 17.1% in the total organics seaborne trade. However, trade volumes have been declining since 2018 due to the …

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