EU crude MDI and amino resin imports, exports rise in April

18 June 2014 15:11 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--EU imports and exports of crude methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) and amino resins rose sharply year on year in April, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Wednesday.

Year-on-year export volumes climbed by 38%, while imports increased by 45% over the same period, although the volumes involved are small by comparison.

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


Period

Imports

Exports

April 2013

2,006

38,379

April 2014

2,910

52,846

Change year on year (%)

45.02

37.69

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 Samuel Weatherlake