EU EPS imports and exports rise in April - Eurostat

18 June 2014 12:11 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Both exports and imports of expandable polystyrene (EPS) from and into the EU rose year on year in April 2014, data from the European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Wednesday.

Imports rose by 57% while exports went up 7% in the same period.

EU April expandable polystyrene import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Imports

Exports

April 2013

2,734

9,794

April 2014

4,301

10,528

Change year on year (%)

57

7


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