EU imports of MIBK rise steeply in August - Eurostat

21 October 2013 18:05  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--EU methyl isoubtyl ketone (MIBK) imports rose steeply year on year in August, according to data from statistics agency Eurostat on Monday.

Nevertheless, August 2012 imports were low, amplifying the percentage increase. August imports rose by 11% month on month.

July imports were 34% lower than the same month in 2012.

Export volumes in July 2013 fell by 63% year on year, and August by 24%.

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

Period

Import

Export

July 2012

2,157

667

July 2013

1,430

248

Change year on year (%)

-34

-63

August 2012

176

809

August 2013

1,593

613

Change year on year (%)

804

-24

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


By: Mark Victory
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