EU MEA imports fall year on year in December: Eurostat

20 February 2014 13:12 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Monoethanolamine (MEA) imports from the rest of the world into the EU fell by 24% in December year on year, according to Eurostat data released this week.

Imports t the region stood at 3,475 tonnes, down 24% year on year from December 2012.

Exports remained low at 661 tonnes but were higher than the previous year.

Full year figures show significant imports, although largely unchanged over 2012. Exports are less important but have risen 56% year on year

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

PERIOD

IMPORT

EXPORT

December 2012

4,551

176

December 2013

3,475

661

% change (year on year)

-24

276

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

PERIOD

IMPORT

EXPORT

Full year 2012

46,026

3,955

Full year 2013

46,269

6,160

% change (year on year)

1

56

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

By Rhian O'Connor