IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: United States/Americas

Diversified results reflect economic headwinds

6:37 AM MDT | July 29, 2013 | CW Staff

Economic headwinds are evident in second-quarter diversified results, which showed year-on-year (YOY) declines nearly across the board. Companies, however, generally met lowered expectations after estimates had been cut during the quarter. Dow Chemical was the outlier, benefitting from exposure to 2013’s bright spots—agriculture markets and cheap US shale gas. Although executives say signs point to modest recovery in some end markets and regions, their cautious optimism is hedged by a continued emphasis on cost-cutting efforts. Dow reports profits...

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