EU October ethylene imports increase 48% year on year

19 December 2013 14:52 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Ethylene imports into the EU from the rest of the world were up by 48% in October compared with the same month last year, according to Eurostat data released on Thursday.

Imports in October totalled 51,655 tonnes, up by 47% from September 2013.

October exports totalled 6,588 tonnes, which was up 14% compared with September 2013.

EU ethylene (tonnes)

October 2012

October 2013

IMPORTS

34,800

51,655

EXPORTS

20

6,588

 

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

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By Nel Weddle