ACC gives chemicals growth prediction

July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/3/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 26, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports that global chemicals output will continue to rise in 2006, buoyed by soaring Chinese growth, a post-hurricane recovery in the U.S. and strong global industrial production, according to the American Chemistry Council. Despite high energy prices, output is expected to increase for 2006. The most rapid rises in chemicals production are expected in Asia-Pacific, excluding Japan, Africa and the Middle East, central and eastern Europe and Latin America.


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