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Decade in Review

1:22 PM MST | December 28, 2009 | CW Staff

As the first decade of the new millennium draws to a close, CW reviews the stories and trends that had the biggest impact on industry over the past 10 years. The rapid advance of globalization, consolidation and de-consolidation, acquisitions, and regulatory action—coupled with the sharp global recession that decimated demand at the end of the 10-year period—are the forces that shaped the decade. China’s Rise through the Ranks The rise of China as a major chemical manufacturing country ranks as one of the decade’s dominant forces...

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