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November 7, 2008
The victory of Barack Obama and Democratic gains in Congress herald a much changed and more challenging regulatory environment for chemical makers in 2009. Progress on energy policy...
October 24, 2008
Third-quarter results are almost an afterthought given the economic and market turmoil since late September. With attention focused on what lies ahead for industry, CW turns over this week’s Viewpoint to CEO comments on the industry’s outlook made to media and investors last week....
October 17, 2008
The bulk of third-quarter earnings for U.S. chemical makers will be reported this week, but industry attention will be focused more on what lies ahead rather than actual results...
October 3, 2008
Chemical makers have just closed out a challenging quarter with a very tough week. Shares in the CW75 index slipped 21% during the quarter and 9% for the week ended September 30...
September 26, 2008
The Billion-Dollar Club, CW’s exclusive ranking of chemical firms compiled by senior editor Kerri Walsh, provides a useful guide to shifts at the top of the industry’s...
September 12, 2008
Turmoil at Ciba Specialty Chemicals and Clariant, both based in Basel, Switzerland, underscore the pressures bearing down on certain sectors of the specialty chemical market. Clariant...
September 5, 2008
With the Beijing Olympics over attention now turns to whether China can sustain economic and industrial growth, one of the critical pillars of chemical industry strength in recent...
August 22, 2008
Chemical makers may welcome the recent retreat in energy prices but lower raw material costs are already creating downward pressure on chemical pricing. Crude oil hit $145/bbl in...
August 15, 2008
Mitsubishi Chemical, subject of this week’s cover story (p. 17), offers a glimpse at influences and strategies that are reshaping Japan’s chemical sector. A prolonged...
August 1, 2008
Those looking to make the case against decoupling—the idea that world economies can shrug off a weak U.S.—just need to look a bit north of the U.S., to Canada. Canadian...
July 25, 2008
As DuPont chairman and CEO Chad Holliday noted on the company’s investor call last week, U.S. housing and automotive markets will eventually recover and revert to the norm but there...
July 18, 2008
Soaring energy and feedstock costs, depressed automotive and housing markets, weak U.S. demand, and cratering share prices could lead some to believe that the down cycle is here for...
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