Europe MEG exports fall 59% in June year-on-year: Eurostat

19 August 2013 17:20  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--EU monoethylene glycol (MEG) exports fell by a sharp 59% in June year-on-year to 5,998 tonnes, according to data from statistics agency Eurostat on Monday.

There was a slight fall of 2% in June year-on-year MEG imports, but overall volumes were largely unchanged compared with June 2012.

EU EO imports and exports (Eurostat, tonnes)



June 2012

June 2013

% change

Exports

MONOETHYLENE GLYCOL

14,798

5,998

-59

Imports

MONOETHYLENE GLYCOL

51,556

50,477

-2

Exports

MONOBUTYL ETHERS OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL OR OF DIETHYLENE GLYCOL

3,862

4,754

23

Imports

MONOBUTYL ETHERS OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL OR OF DIETHYLENE GLYCOL

1,272

1,435

13

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


By: Mark Victory
+44 208 652 3214



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