EU November MIBK imports fall sharply, exports edge up

21 January 2014 14:16  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Imports of methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) into the EU fell significantly year on year in November 2013 while exports rose marginally, data from statistics agency Eurostat showed on Tuesday.

Imports from the rest of the world plummeted by 98% to just 51 tonnes but exports were up by 16% to 495 tonnes.

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

Import

Export

November 2012

2,329

429

November 2013

51

495

% change year on year

-98

16

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


By: Stefan Naidu
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