Chemical output rises

Gibson, Jane
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports on the rise of chemical output worldwide. Output in the triad of Japan, the U.S. and Europe increased by 2.1% in the first quarter of 2006 according to Oxford Economic Forecasting. Stronger markets in Italy, Spain and the Benelux supported Europe's 2.1% growth, while the ongoing recovery after the hurricanes boosted U.S. output by 1.8%. Japan's 2.6% increase, meanwhile, profited from strong exports to the Far East.


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