EU January EO exports rise in 2014 - Eurostat

24 March 2014 16:10 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Exports of ethylene oxide from the EU rose marginally in January 2014 compared to the same month last year, while imports saw a steep uptick, data from statistics agency Eurostat showed on Monday.

Exports rose by 5% year on year to 1,341 tonnes, while imports rose sharply to 489 tonnes over the same period.

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

 Import

Export 

 January 2013

14

   1,272

 January 2014

489

   1,341

 Change year on year (%)

N/A

     5

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

By Stefan Naidu