EU polyols exports rise year-on-year in Feb, imports down

23 April 2014 11:57 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Exports of polyols from the EU have risen year on year to February 2014 while imports edged down, data from the European statistics agency showed this week.

Year-on-year imports to February 2014 were down by 3% while exports rose by 8%, according to Eurostat data.

EU polyols import/export data from Eurostat (units: metric tonnes)

Period

Import

Export

February 2013

3,454

50,027

February 2014

3,354

54,073

% change year on year

-3%

8%

This data refers to polyether alcohols, in primary forms, excluding polyethylene glycols.

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 Stefan Naidu