EU April PMMA imports, exports fall year on year - Eurostat

18 June 2014 17:46 Source:ICIS News

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

April 2014 imports amounted to 2,526 tonnes, compared with 2,865 tonnes in the same month in 2013.

Exports from the EU were down year on year in April by 15% at 656 tonnes, compared with 772 tonnes in April 2013.

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

Period

Import

Export

March 2013

2,865

772

March 2014

2,526

656

Change year on year (%)

-12%

-15%


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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