EU PMMA January imports, exports down year on year - Eurostat

24 March 2014 10:42 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) imports into the EU from the rest of the world dropped by 1% year on year in January, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Monday.

January 2014 imports amounted to 2,683 tonnes, compared with 2,707 tonnes in the same month in 2013.

Exports from the EU were also down year on year in January by 30% at 325 tonnes, compared with 464 tonnes in January 2013.

EU chemical import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Import

Export

January 2013

2,707

464

January 2014

2,683

325

Change year on year (%)

-1%

-30%


Eurostat import/export data is subject to revision as more detailed information becomes available. EU figures comprise the aggregate of member states data published by Eurostat.

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By Helena Strathearn