EU March PMMA imports rise significantly year on year - Eurostat

21 May 2014 15:37 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) imports into the EU from the rest of the world increased significantly year on year in March, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Wednesday.

March 2014 imports amounted to 3,135 tonnes, compared with 1,509 tonnes in the same month in 2013.

Exports from the EU were down year on year in March by 32% at 454 tonnes, compared with 666 tonnes in March 2013.

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

Period

Import

Export

March 2013

1,509

666

March 2014

3,135

454

Change year on year (%)

108%

-32%

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.

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