EU January phthalic anhydride exports decline 19% – Eurostat

24 March 2014 11:30 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Phthalic anhydride (PA) exports from the EU to the rest of the world were down by 19% year on year in January, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Monday.

January PA imports were down by 65% year on year, falling to a level not recorded in either of the past two years.

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

Period

Imports

Exports

January 2013

2,227

3,424

January 2014

780

2,769

Change year on year (%)

-64.99

-19.11

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.
By Samuel Weatherlake