EU April ethylene glycol exports up 32% year on year - Eurostat

18 June 2014 15:39 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--Ethylene glycol (EG) exports out of the EU to the rest of the world increased by 32% year on year in April, and imports were up by 10%, data from European statistics agency Eurostat showed on Wednesday.

April exports amounted to 8,850 tonnes, compared with 6,727 tonnes in April 2013. Imports totalled 39,100 tonnes, compared with 35,578 tonnes in April 2013.

EU (EG) Import and export data by Eurostat (units: tonnes)

Period

Import

Export

April 2013

35,578

6,727

April 2014

39,100

8,850

Change year on year (%)

10

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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