EU November EPS imports slump, Eurostat

21 January 2014 12:16 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--EU imports of expandable polystyrene (EPS) in November 2013 tumbled 41% year-on-year, whilst exports declined by a more modest 3%, according to data from statistics agency Eurostat on Tuesday.

November EPS imports into the EU fell to 3,108 tonnes from 5,279 tonnes a year earlier. EPS exports declined to 7,514 tonnes from 7,714 tonnes.

Eurostat import/export data are subject to revision as more detailed information become available.

By Iain Packham