IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Departments :: Leading Indicators

Gaining Strength

4:09 PM MDT | April 26, 2010 | Arnold Pearlman

The leading indicator for the chemical industry rose 1.1% in April, the second consecutive monthly gain. Growth in the indicator began gathering momentum late last summer, and the index is now about 10% above the March 2009 low. Over the past year, industrial production in the chemical industry has advanced 6.9%, compared with a 5.1% gain in overall manufacturing output. Chemical Industry % change % change Latest Previous Year ago Previous Year ago Freight car loadings–chemical (week of April 10) 29,467.0 28,776.0 23,380.0 2.4 26.0 Industrial Production...

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 subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 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


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © 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