EU January POM imports up, exports down: Eurostat

24 March 2014 16:18 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--EU polyacetal (POM) imports from the rest of the world increased year on year in January, while exports dropped compared to the same period one year earlier, data from statistics agency Eurostat showed on Monday.

POM imports in January rose by 11% year on year, while exports fell by 45% over the same period.

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

 Period

 Imports

 Exports

 January 2013

 5,077

 3,130

 January 2014

 5,652

 1,733

 Change year on year

 11%

 -45%

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 Samuel Smith