IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Departments :: Leading Indicators

Indicator Continues Upward

7:13 AM MDT | August 6, 2007 | Arnold Pearlman

The leading indicator for the chemical industry rose in May for the second consecutive month, bringing it to its highest point since September 2006. The indicator is still about 3% below the peak it reached in March 2006, however. Chemical output has advanced in recent months, but the gains have been relatively sluggish and production still remains about 1% below its previous high, analysts say. Production has been weakest in building materials, followed by paper and petroleum refining. Rubber and plastics and nonferrous metals have not experienced any...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




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