Prepare for a soft landing

Baker, John; Gibson, Jane
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/8/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 48, p5
Trade Publication
This article predicts the performance of the global economy and the global chemicals industry. Despite predictions of slightly weakened growth in chemicals demand in Europe, growth is still expected in the U.S and in Asia, especially China and India. That 2006 turned out well is surprising, given that oil and energy prices remained stubbornly high through most of the year, with oil reaching over $78/bbl at its peak in August.


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