Major concerns play cat and mouse

Davis, Nigel; Richardson, John
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/8/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p19
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the financial performance of the chemical industry in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2006. There is an 18% increase in the feedstock and energy costs of Dow Chemical. The decline in profit generated by ExxonMobil can be attributed to reduced margins. The ethylene cost advantage of Nova Chemicals may affect the performance of the company in 2006.


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