IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

ACC Expects Industry Production to Stall Amid Slow U.S. Economy

12:57 PM MDT | June 26, 2008 | Kate Phillips

The U.S. chemical industry started off weak this year, and chemical output, excluding the pharmaceutical sector, is expected to slip to -0.6% this year before rising to 1.2% in 2009, according to ACC’s recent Mid-Year 2008 Situation and Outlook. Most basic and specialty chemical sectors, particularly those tied to the housing, light vehicle, furniture, and appliance industries, will face challenges, ACC says. A slowing U.S. economy, with declining housing activity, has squeezed consumer spending, and increasing energy and food prices is characterizing the...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 



Comments (1) for ACC Expects Industry Production to Rise Despite Slow U.S. Economy
1.
How likely is it that chemicals companies will be able to pass on the costs of rising petrochemical raw materials downstream to consumers?
Posted by Robbo on Thursday, June 26, 2008 @ 08:05 AM










 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa