European chemicals growth to slow in 2007

Sinclair, Neil; Gibson, Jane
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports that the optimism over growth prospects in the European chemicals industry has been gradually decreasing in 2006, according to the European Chemistry Industry Council (Cefic). Output is expected to expand by only 2.2% in 2007 from a forecast 2.5% this year. Cefic pointed out that expected growth next year will remain robust, and will still be above the average rate over the past five years.


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