EU polyols imports, exports down in 2014 - Eurostat

18 June 2014 14:15 Source:ICIS News

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

EU imports from the rest of the world fell 6% year on year, while exports declined 10% over the same period.

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

Period

Imports

Exports

April 2013

5,577

57,773

April 2014

5,241

51,868

Change year on year (%)

-6

-10

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