EU November phthalic anhydride exports decline 43% year on year

21 January 2014 14:10  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Phthalic anhydride (PA) exports from the EU to the rest of the world were down by 43.16% year on year in November, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Tuesday.

November PA imports were down by 23.52% year on year.

Both the import and export totals for November were lower than for any previous month in 2013.

EU November phthalic anhydride import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Imports

Exports

November 2012

1,754

1,864

November 2013

1,341

1,059

Change year on year (%)

-23.52

-43.16

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


By: Samuel Weatherlake
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