Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses issues related to the chemical industry in Europe. After a strong first quarter, with demand for engineering polymers especially high in March 2006, the German plastics producers association, PlasticsEurope Deutschland, is forecasting a 2.5-3% higher output in 2006. France's chemical trade group Union des Industries Chimiques has agreed with three key trades unions to raise the minimum wage of manual workers to €1381/month from July.


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