EU solid caustic soda imports fall year-on-year in Feb, exports up

23 April 2014 17:10 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Imports of solid caustic soda into the EU fell year on year to February 2014 while exports went up in that period, data from the European statistics agency showed this week.

Year-on-year imports to February 2014 dropped by 12% while exports firmed by 9%, according to Eurostat data.

EU solid caustic soda import/export data from Eurostat (units: liquid metric tonnes)

Period

Import

Export

February 2013

2,802

7,023

February 2014

2,462

7,658

% change year on year

-12%

9%


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

By Stefan Naidu