IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: Earnings/Finance

ACC's Economic Outlook for the Week Ended Aug. 13, 2012

11:02 AM MDT | August 13, 2012 | American Chemistry Council

MACROECONOMIC STATUS Our running tab of positive indicators was 11 out of 20 this week. Thus, we continue to post a yellow banner. Consumer Credit up 0.3%; up 5.1% YOY Import Prices down 0.6%; down 3.2% YOY Trade Deficit down to $42.9 billion (lowest since December 2010) Global Semiconductor Sales down 0.1%; down 2.0% YOY OECD CLI+6 down 0.1%; up 2.1% YOY ENERGY Oil up $93.36 (Thursday) Natural Gas down $2.93 (Thursday) Railcar Loadings down 305 from a week ago; down 2.2% YOY (13-week moving average) ENERGY The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported a...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


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

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


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

ihsCopyright © 2015 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