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Survey: Economic Challenges, Emerging Markets, and Talent Constraints Preoccupy Chemical Industry CEOs

9:30 AM MST | March 2, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has published its 15th annual global CEO survey, which includes interviews with 88 CEOs from chemical companies across 29 countries. The survey shows that only 10% of chemical CEOs think the global economy will improve in 2012. The CEOs cite weak demand in industrialized economies, a slowdown in emerging economies, and greater volatility. However, 39% of chemical CEOs are very confident they can boost revenues over the next year and 51% are confident of boosting revenues over the next three years, PwC says. Chemical CEOs' confidence...

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