TITLE

Number of newbuilds plummets

AUTHOR(S)
Kamalick, Joe
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;5/29/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 21, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the implications of the declining housing market in the U.S. for the chemical industry. Housing construction has seen a sharp downturn, with newbuilds falling for the third month in a row in April. This decline certainly could be cause for worry among chemical producers, since the housing market is a major consumer of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics and derivative products such as paints, wire insulation, house-wrap and sealants.
ACCESSION #
21297671

 

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