EU ACN exports fall 72% in Feb year on year - Eurostat

22 April 2014 17:19 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--European acrylonitrile (ACN) exports from the EU fell 72% in February year on year, according to figures from statistics agency Eurostat on Tuesday.

Imports rose by 2.32% during the same period.

European acrylic fibre (AF) demand was weak in February because of competition from low priced substitutes.

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

Period

Imports

Exports

February 2013

9,438

17,539

February 2014

9,657

4,877

% change year on year

2.32

-72


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 Mark Victory