Corrected: EU June LLDPE imports down by 46% year on year

19 August 2013 11:09  [Source: ICIS news]

Correction: In the ICIS story headlined " EU June LLDPE imports down by 39% year on year" dated 19 August 2013, please read …LLDPE imports down by 46%...in headline, first paragraph and table. Also in the table please read ...54,744 for June 2013 imports... instead of 61,239. This correction is due to incorrect information from Eurostat caused by a technical error. A corrected story follows.

LONDON (ICIS)--Linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) imports into the EU from the rest of the world dropped by 46% in June compared with the same month in 2012, data from statistics agency Eurostat showed on Monday.

Exports from the EU to the rest of the world  fell by 41% year on year over the same period.

EU LLDPE imports and exports (in tonnes) in June

June

2012 

2013

Change year on year %

Imports

101,037

54,774

-46

Exports

22,116

13,018

-41

Eurostat import/export data is subject to revision as more detailed information becomes available.


By: Linda Naylor
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