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September 2009
Popular Plastics & Packaging;Sep2009, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p67
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The article offers an outlook on the global economy and plastics industry from 2009 to 2012. It predicts that real growth in gross domestic product (GDP) will occur in 2010 while production will recover in 2012. It estimates that the growth rates for polystyrene (PS) and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) resins is 3% annually. It adds that the industry in Asia Pacific will boom due to recovery of economies and expansion of companies such as Polyplex Group.


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