EU MEK imports and exports fall year on year in November 2013

21 January 2014 13:36 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Imports and exports of methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) into and from the EU fell significantly year on year in November 2013 compared with the same month in 2012, data from statistics agency Eurostat showed on Tuesday.

Imports plummeted by 97% to just 36 tonnes while exports were down by 24% to 3,196 tonnes.

MEK import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Import

Export

November 2012

1,080

4,183

November 2013

36

3,196

% change year on year

-97

-24

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

By Stefan Naidu