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Moody's Predicts Solid Growth in North American Commodity Markets

8:41 AM MDT | May 23, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

Moody’s, in its near-term credit ratings forecast for the North American and European and Mideast (EMEA) chemical sector, indicated that solid growth in the developing markets as well as modest growth in North America will offset the mild recession in Europe. Price increases are expected to remain a leading driver of growth through 2013, and the high-price environment supports commodity chemicals over specialty chemicals, Moody's says....

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