EU E-SBR imports rise steeply in July: Eurostat

21 October 2013 17:40  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--EU emulsion styrene butadiene rubber (E-SBR) imports from the rest of the world increased significantly in July compared to the same period a year earlier, data from statistics agency Eurostat showed on Monday.

Imports were up by 82%, while exports were down by 35%, highlighting the weak Asian market.

EU (Chemical) Import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Import

Export

July 2012

2,488

21,279

July 2013

4,539

13,853

Change year on year (%)

82%

-35%

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


By: Samuel Smith
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