March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 57, p46
Trade Publication
The article recalls important events in the chemical industry on March 16, 1987. The European Economic Community (EEC) and the U.S. have moved towards a compromise on limiting emissions, in spite of the delay in the development of a protocol on chlorofluorocarbons. Union Carbide has decided to look for acquisitions and joint ventures, after its emergence from a retrenchment.


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