EU net methanol imports in November rise year on year

21 January 2014 13:20  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Net methanol imports into the EU from the rest of the world in November 2013 increased by 6% year on year, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Tuesday.

Methanol imports to the EU in November 2012 totalled 513,284 tonnes (all figures shown to the nearest tonne). This figure rose to 546,586 tonnes in November 2013.

Meanwhile, exports increased from 1,559 tonnes to 4,188 tonnes over the same period.

EU Methanol Imports and Exports (all figures shown to the nearest tonne)




Net Imports

November 2012




November 2013




Change year on year

 33,301 (6.5%)

 2,629 (168.6%)

 30,672 (6%)

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

By: Ross Yeo
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