Navigation Links
2013 economic outlook for global chemical industry
Date:1/16/2013

The 2013 outlook for the global chemical industry a $3 trillion enterprise that impacts virtually every other sector of the economy is the topic of the cover story in this week's edition of Chemical & Engineering News. C&EN is the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society.

Titled "World Chemical Outlook" and compiled by a team of 10 editors and correspondents, the annual feature forecasts chemical industry growth rates in various regions, including a modest 1.9 percent increase in the United States (compared to 1.5 percent growth in 2012) and a 0.5 percent increase in Europe (an improvement from the 2.0 percent contraction in 2012).

The story describes several bright spots dotting that generally overcast landscape. U.S. chemical manufacturers, for instance, can look forward to another year of low-priced natural gas to fuel their facilities and provide cheap raw materials. Producers of "fine chemicals," highly pure substances produced in relatively small amounts for medications, pesticides and other products, should do better than the industry as a whole. Likewise, makers of scientific instruments for the energy, environmental, forensics and food markets also are upbeat about 2013 sales.


'/>"/>

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Game-based economics research explains why we roll the dice on flu shots
2. Declining access to electroconvulsive therapy: A clinical choice or an economic one?
3. US health disadvantage spans age and socioeconomic groups
4. Economic environment during infancy linked with substance use, delinquent behavior in adolescence
5. Economic Conditions at Birth Linked to Behavior in Teen Years
6. Disease burden links ecology to economic growth
7. Successful results against human leishmaniasis with a more efficient and economic vaccine
8. Familys economic situation influences brain function in children
9. In financial ecosystems, big banks trample economic habitats and spread fiscal disease
10. Sociology, economics researchers receive grant to study development across the human lifespan
11. Better Economic Status Tied to Peanut Allergy in Kids: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Dr. Raffi Hovsepian, a ... in the 2016 “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” for seven consecutive years. ... their education, experience, and professional associations. , One the most frequently honored ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... version of its SaaS LIMS, CloudLIMS Lite. CloudLIMS Lite helps biobanks, clinical, research ... labeling, storing, shipping and disposal. The new version is a faster and a ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 02, 2016 , ... Sourced from the Isbre Springs beneath the 5,000 year ... natural purity of just 6 ppm TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) in addition to its ... available in several ShopRite and FoodTown stores in NJ and received rave comments from ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... "Pro3rd Accents ... FCPX editors to create versatile lower third titles with just a few clicks of ... Accents Volume 2 includes 30 lower third animations. Choose from various styles with accented ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... PA (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... and pharmaceutical organizations to build intelligent, connected applications, was named the best Sales ... , The winner announcement was made today by the Software & Information ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... Dec. 1, 2016 The concept of rare diseases ... given to this sector has been taking shape in ... the political aspects and initiatives related to orphan medicinal products ... the level of member states individually. Many member states in ... the space of orphan medicinal products, the result of which ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... -- Around the corners of world, cancer has infused ... present over earth. Cancer has become one of those ... time this is because of the increasing incidence rates ... steady increase in global cancer incidence with its associated ... of treatment, there is increasing interest in this stringent ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... British Columbia , December 2, 2016 bioLytical ... bekannt gegeben, ab diesem Monat seinen  INSTI HIV-Selbsttests  in einer Version mit ... ... New: INSTI Self Test! ... , ,      (Photo: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: