EU nylon exports down sharply in July, August - Eurostat

21 October 2013 17:00  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--EU nylon exports fell sharply in July and August, according to data from statistics agency Eurostat on Monday.

A major end-user of nylon is the automotive sector which has been struggling. EU new passenger car registrations for January-August this year were at their lowest-ever level, declining by 5.2% year on year, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

EU nylon imports from the rest of the world rose by 22% and 8% year on year in July and August respectively.

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

Period

Import

Export

July 2012

2,861

975

July 2013

3,488

502

Change year on year (%)

22

-49

August 2012

2,206

849

August 2013

2,387

536

Change year on year (%)

8

-38


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


By: Mark Victory
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