IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Departments :: Vital Statistics

Rocky Recovery

12:01 PM MDT | October 16, 2009 | Arnold Pearlman

Industrial production rose 0.6% in August, after a 1.4% gain in July. Durables were up 0.5%, while nondurables advanced 0.7%. Chemical production rose 0.7%, its third consecutive monthly advance. As a result of those gains in output, capacity utilization in chemicals and in the overall manufacturing sector has been rising. However, factory usage remains well below the near-term peaks reached in the first quarter of 2008 and is significantly below historic peaks reached in 1994 and 1995. The upside of low operating rates is that inflation is unlikely, unless a...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

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 © 2012 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