US chem sector set to dip

Lohan, Joseph; Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/2/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 37, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the downward trend of earnings in the North American chemical sector from 2007 to 2008, according to forecasts by Chemical Market Associates Inc. (CMAI). It also predicts that tough conditions will appear by 2010, after excess supply comes on stream. Steady economic growth and increasing demand for many downstream products made with chemicals offer opportunities for success in the rest of this cycle, according to Gary Adams, president of CMAI.


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