CP1302-EC

Chemical Processing Economic Snapshot Ending November 2012

March 10, 2013
Shipments rose slightly but capacity utilization and the CAB both slipped a bit.
Chemical Processing Economic Snapshot Ending November 2012

Shipments rose slightly but capacity utilization and the CAB both slipped a bit. 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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