EU TiO2 imports down, exports up in November 2013

21 January 2014 14:11  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--European titanium dioxide (TiO2) imports decreased year on year in November 2013, while exports rose in the same period, data from statistics agency Eurostat showed on Tuesday.

Imports decreased by 2% while exports were up by 12%.

The European TiO2 market has balanced considerably since last year, while market players expect a second-quarter peak season.

EU (Chemical) Import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Import

Export

November 2012

7,384

23,933

November 2013

7,242

26,779

Change year on year (%)

-2%

12%

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


By: Samuel Smith
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