What's the buzz about Asia?

Hui, Cheok Soh; Hariharan, Malini; Baker, John
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/8/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 48, p24
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the prediction for the economic performance of the chemicals industry in Asia. Economists expect the buzz in Asia to last throughout 2007 as robust domestic consumption offsets an anticipated slowdown in the U.S. and Europe. According to the International Monetary Fund, the region's gross operating profit will expand by 7.1% in 2007. The Asia Development Bank puts the 2007 economic growth for the region at 7%. INSET: INDIA CLOSES THE GAP IN THE ECONOMY RACE.


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