EU November acetic acid imports decrease 44% year on year

21 January 2014 14:04  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Acetic acid imports into the EU from the rest of the world were down by 44.43% year on year in November, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Tuesday.

The November import total is lower than for any previous month in 2013, while the November 2012 total is higher than the average monthly import volume for that year.

November acetic acid exports from the EU were up by over 100% year on year.

EU November acetic acid import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)




November 2012



November 2013



Change year on year (%)



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

By: Samuel Weatherlake
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