TITLE

5-MINUTE NEWS WATCH

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/21/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to the chemical industry. Weak U.S. demand, high oil prices and the onslaught of Middle East capacity in the second half of 2008 will affect shares in commodity chemical producers. India-based Chemicals and Industries is mulling setting up a caustic soda plant in Mozambique. U.S.-based Dow Chemical plans to sell its office in Houston, Texas as the company relocates its operates in the city.
ACCESSION #
29370623

 

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