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

19 December 2013 14:01  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) imports into the EU from the rest of the world dropped by 3% year on year in October, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Thursday.

October 2013 imports amounted to 2,007 tonnes, compared with 2,074 tonnes in the same month last year.

Exports from the EU were up year on year in October by 10%.

October exports were 805 tonnes, compared with 733 tonnes in October 2012.

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

Period

Import

Export

October 2012

2,074

733

October 2013

2,007

805

Change year on year (%)

-3%

10%


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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