EU ammonia imports fall by nearly 30% in September: Eurostat

26 November 2013 14:05  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Ammonia imports to the EU for September fell by almost a third from the same month of 2012, according to the latest Eurostat data, but were around the same percentage higher than August.

According to statistics compiled by the European Commission, September ammonia imports fell nearly 30% to just under 168,000 tonnes from nearly 234,000 tonnes in the same month of the year prior.

That figure was around 30% higher than the 130,000 tonnes of ammonia imported by the EU in August 2013.

The Eurostat data also revealed ammonia exports from the EU climbed around 9% year on year in September, to 6,728 tonnes from 6,179 tonnes in the year-ago period. On a monthly basis, ammonia exports were down around 14% from August’s 7,689 tonnes.

By: Richard Ewing
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