Europe 2012 E-SBR exports up 36% against 2011 - trade data

21 March 2013 17:15  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--The EU exported 36% more emulsion styrene butadiene rubber (E-SBR) to the rest of the world in 2012 than in 2011, trade statistics by Eurostat showed on Thursday.

In December 2012, exports dropped by 10% compared with the same month a year earlier, data from the European agency showed.

Imports in 2012 dropped by 1% compared with 2011. Imports were also down in December 2012, a drop of 11% year on year.

E-SBR exports and imports (units: tonnes, source: Eurostat)

 Date

IMPORT

EXPORT

Nov. 2011

1,949

14,265

Dec. 2011

2,888

21,037

Jan.-Dec. 2011

39,187

153,962

Nov. 2012

3,043

19,229

Dec. 2012

2,572

18,924

Jan. to Dec. 2012

38,797

209,765

 

 

 

 

 

change year on year

-11%

-10%

change month on month

-15%

-2%

change 2011 to 2012

-1%

+36%

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By: Janos Gal
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