The variable grew by 14.14% compared to the prior year, refreshed numbers from European Commission highlight. The indicator rose by 31 210 Euro, in contrast to the previous year when it diminished by 32.9 percent. Romania saw a growth of 36.04% in chemicals import during the last 18 years. Moreover, it has shown a 0.05% average annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a negligible overall raise since the 2000. It averaged 159 458.89 Euro from 2000 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 329 030 Euro in 2015 and record low of 62 630 Euro in 2010.