EU July acetic acid imports decline 21% year on year

21 October 2013 15:41  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Acetic acid imports into the EU were down by 21.48% year on year in July, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Monday.

August imports increased by 6.90% year on year, while exports were up by over 100% year on year in July and down by 79.78% year on year in August.

EU July acetic acid import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Imports

Export

July 2012

70,110

1,134

July 2013

55,048

6,842

Change year on year (%)

-21.48

503.65

 

EU August acetic acid import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Imports

Export

August 2012

38,209

7,489

August 2013

40,846

1,514

Change year on year (%)

6.90

-79.78


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


By: Samuel Weatherlake
+44 20 8652 3214



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