TITLE

PROFITS TO PERK UP BUT WILL FALL SHORT OF PEAK

AUTHOR(S)
Vasnetsov, Sergey
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an outlook of the commodity chemicals industry in the U.S. for the third quarter of 2006. Third-quarter profit margins at US commodity chemicals producers are unlikely to reach the cyclical peak they hit in the fourth quarter of 2005 or the first quarter of this year. But they are expected to improve on the previous quarter's results, buoyed by some upward movement in the ethylene market.
ACCESSION #
22669994

 

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