EU PMMA imports up in September, exports down year on year

25 November 2013 12:38  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) imports into the EU from the rest of the world surged by 78% year on year in September, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Monday.

September 2013 imports amounted to 2,633 tonnes, compared with 1,483 tonnes in the same month last year.

Exports from the EU were down year on year in September by 32%.

September exports were 476 tonnes, compared with 697 tonnes in September 2012.

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

Period

Import

Export

September 2012

1,483

697

September 2013

2,633

476

Change year on year (%)

78%

-32%


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

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By: Helena Strathearn
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