EU July, August ABS import/export figures mixed

21 October 2013 16:43  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON(ICIS)--Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene imports and exports were decidedly mixed in July and August compared to last year, according to Eurostat data released on Monday.

In July 2013, imports into the region from the rest of the world rose by 27.67%. They fell by 7.39% in August.

July exports from the EU saw a rise of 6.46% year on year followed by a drop of 14.22% in August.

EU ABS import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Import

Export

July 2012

11,838

10,078

July 2013

15,113

10,729

Change year on year (%)

27.67

6.46

August 2012

11,957

11,077

August 2013

11,074

9,501

Change year on year (%)

-7.39

-14.22


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


By: Stefan Naidu
+44 208 652 3214



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