EU crude MDI, amino resins imports rise year-on-year in Feb

23 April 2014 15:08 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Imports of crude methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) and amino resins into the EU rose significantly year on year to February 2014 while exports moved up marginally, data from the European statistics agency showed this week.

Year-on-year imports to February 2014 were up by 65% while exports edged up by 2%, according to Eurostat data.

EU crude MDI/amino resins import/export data from Eurostat (units: metric tonnes)

Period

Import

Export

February 2013

900

42,129

February 2014

1,484

42,798

% change year on year

65%

2%

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