CP2003-Economic

Chemical Processing Economic Snapshot Ending December 2019

Feb. 13, 2020
Capacity utilization and the CAB rose while shipments stayed steady. Source: American Chemistry Council.
Chemical Processing Economic Snapshot Ending December 2019

Capacity utilization and the CAB rose while shipments stayed steady. Source: American Chemistry Council.

The Chemical Activity Barometer, a metric developed by the American Chemistry Council, takes into account that chemical industry activity occurs early in the supply chain and so offers a leading economic indicator for the overall U.S. economy.

Because of the time needed to collect and generate the data, results presented lag the date they are posted by several months.