IHS Chemical Week

Services :: Financial

ACC's economic outlook for the week ended 16 August 2013

9:53 AM MDT | August 19, 2013 | American Chemistry Council

MACROECONOMIC STATUS Our running tab of positive indicators slipped by one to 14 out of 20 this week. However, we continue to post a green banner. Consumer Prices up 0.2%; up 2.0% Y/Y Import Prices up 0.2%; up 1.0% Y/Y Producer Prices –flat--; up 2.1% Y/Y Retail Sales up 0.2%; up 5.4% Y/Y Business Inventories –flat--; up 3.5% Y/Y Housing Starts up 5.9%; up 20.9% Y/Y Building Permits up 2.7%; up 12.4% Y/Y Industrial Production – flat –; up 1.4% Y/Y Capacity Utilization down 0.1 points to 77.6% Empire State Survey down 1.2 points to +8.2...

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