EU imports, exports of melamine higher in October year on year

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

LONDON (ICIS)--Melamine imports into the EU were up by 8% year on year in October, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Thursday.

October imports amounted to 5,068 tonnes, compared with 4,679 tonnes in the same month last year.

Exports out of the EU were also up year on year in October. Exports were up by 36% at 9,837 tonnes.

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

Period

Import

Export

October 2012

4,679

7,230

October 2013

5,068

9,837

Change year on year (%)

8%

36%


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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