Volume 90 Issue 27 | pp. 68-71
Issue Date: July 2, 2012

Cover Stories: Facts & Figures Of The Chemical Industry

Chemical Commerce Grows And Shifts

For the second year, trade in chemicals grew, especially with developing regions
Department: Business
Keywords: trade, Facts & Figures

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Global trade in chemicals gained steam in 2011 for the second year in a row. In 2009, growth in trade had taken a brief time-out as the recession interrupted a decadelong trend of globalization.

U.S. chemical exports reached a new peak last year, growing 9.7% to hit $207.4 billion. Producers in . . .

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