IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Departments :: Vital Statistics

Manufacturing Expands

1:46 PM MST | March 14, 2011 | —ARNOLD PEARLMAN

Real GDP grew at an annualized rate of 2.8% in fourth-quarter 2010 and gained 2.8% for the entire year. Fourth-quarter growth was slightly lower than the previous forecast of 3.2% due to slower expansion in consumer spending and a larger decline in state and local government outlays. Total government spending dropped an annualized 1.5% in the fourth quarter. Productivity also rose a solid 2.6% in the fourth quarter and 3.9% for the entire year. This follows an equally rapid gain of 3.7% in 2009. Manufacturing productivity advanced 6.7% in 2010, after a 2.4% gain...

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