Predictions 2008: A dance with destiny

January 2008
ICIS Chemical Business;1/7/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 1, p5
Trade Publication
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including an article on the views of several experts on the fate of the global economy, the direction of the chemical industry, crude oil prices, Reach legislation, and the U.S. presidential election.


Related Articles

  • Business intelligence, vital for operating in the global economy.  // Chemical Business;Jan2000, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p6 

    Stresses the importance of business intelligence in India for operating in global economy. Significance of the ability to understand the key ingredients of the competition in chemical industry in the country; Vital importance to operations in the global market.

  • Asia-Pacific Report. CARROLL, SUSAN // Chemical Market Reporter;03/01/99, Vol. 255 Issue 9, p24 

    Reports on the performance of the paints industry of India as of March 1999. Implication of the emergence of the nation as a major player; Companies that are benefiting from the thriving domestic market; Global demand for paints.

  • China strategy. Pandia, R. M. // Chemical Business;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 14 Issue 11/12, p7 

    Calls for the Indian government to formulate a strategy towards China with regards to competition particularly in the chemical industry. Production statistics of China and India for certain chemicals in 1998-1999; Dumping of Chinese goods into India; Issues to be considered in the strategy.

  • Cefic calls for endorsement of EU-Canada trade deal. Ravenscroft, Michael // Chemical Week;1/23/2017, Vol. 179 Issue 3, p11 

    The article offers information on the efforts of Confederation of European Chemical Industries (Cefic) to join European industry associations for endorsement of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada in order to strengthen the trade and investment relations.

  • VCI is bullish on growth. Robinson, Simon // ICIS Chemical Business;7/10/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 27, p11 

    The article presents the outlook of Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI), Germany's chemical industry association, for the chemical industry and the global economy. VCI is still bullish on the chemical and the global economy this year, even if business dynamics have slowed. VCI president and...

  • Korea and China Reach Agreement to Minimize Trade Disputes. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;10/17/2001, Vol. 163 Issue 38, p23 

    Reports on the agreement reached by the Korea Petrochemical Industry Association and the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association to prevent trade disputes between Korea and China. Measures taken by China to protect its petrochemical industry; Volume of garlic which Korea agreed to...

  • Saudi wins dual-feedstock debate.  // Asian Chemical News;12/5/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 517, p8 

    The article reports on the granting of Saudi Arabia's accession to the World Trade Organization after the issue on dual pricing of petrochemical feedstocks have been resolved in December 2005. Saudi's preferential pricing policy is said to be beneficial not only to Saudi companies but also to...

  • CFO Conference 2012: Global Economy Hits Soft Patch. FROST, LINDSAY // Chemical Week;6/25/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 17, p11 

    The article discusses a discussion at the IHS Chemical Financial Forum held in New York in June 2012 in which chief economist Nariman Behravesh at global information company IHS commented on signs of weakness in the global economy due to the re-escalation of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis...

  • Lure of Chinese market still strong. Richardson, John // Asian Chemical News;1/27/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 387, p20 

    Offers views on the chemical industry in China as of January 2003. Expected decline in Chinese government spending in 2004; Importance of economic relations with Taiwan; Official target for 2003 gross domestic product.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics