EU PC imports and exports fall in July and August: Eurostat

22 October 2013 10:30  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--EU polycarbonate (PC) imports and exports in July and August 2013 fell year on year, according to data from statistics agency Eurostat on Tuesday.

Imports fell by 27% year on year in July, and exports by 20%. August imports fell by 21% year on year, and exports by 27%.

Import and export falls came amid a period of weak demand in the European PC market.

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

Period

Import

Export

July 2012

10,250

28,816

July 2013

7,454

23,193

Change year on year (%)

-27

-20

August 2012

9,369

26,073

August 2013

7,388

19,018

Change year on year (%)

-21

-27

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

($1 = €0.73)


By: Mark Victory
+44 208 652 3214



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