Issue Date: July 2, 2012
New Index Tracks Chemicals Sector
A new economic index developed by the American Chemistry Council to track U.S. economic conditions suggests that the economy is in danger of slipping into a recession.
“After a relatively strong start to 2012, the ACC’s Chemical Activity Barometer is signaling a slowing of the U.S. economic recovery,” says T. Kevin Swift, chief economist for the industry group. “As we look at the remainder of 2012, the barometer points to a . . .
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