European Commission published that in 2017 the variable decreased by 19.58%. Nonorganic chemicals import diminished from 930 710 Euro in 2016 to 748 490 Euro previous year, versus the prior year when it increased by 20.05 percent. The overall changes for the previous 17 years hit a raise of 10.43%. Still it has shown a negative compound average annual growth rate of 0.03 percent during the last five years with a negligible overall increase since the start of time series. It averaged 829 277.06 Euro from 2001 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 1 935 960 Euro in 2012 and record low of 364 470 Euro in 2007.