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Chemical Processing Economic Snapshot Ending February 2017

May 17, 2017
Shipments and the CAB rose but capacity utilization slipped.
Chemical Processing Economic Snapshot Ending February 2017

Shipments and the CAB rose but capacity utilization slipped. 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.

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