IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: Western Europe :: Germany

Chemical Makers Shrug Off Market Turmoil So Far

3:41 PM MDT | August 22, 2011 | —ROBERT WESTERVELT

Producers are keeping a sharp eye on order patterns but say there have been no signs of deterioration despite the sharp falls in stock prices and economic turmoil. The CW 75 stock price index declined 18% July 5-August 18. The S&P 500 is down 15% over the same period. Producers say there has been no significant change in demand since the start of the third quarter. “We have not seen any change in orders at all,” says Seifi Ghasemi, chairman and CEO of specialty chemical maker Rockwood Holdings. Rockwood’s demand tends to closely track...

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