10 June 2008 17:44 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Brazil’s GDP rose 5.8% to Brazilian reais (R)665.5bn ($408bn, €261bn) in the first three months of 2008 compared with the same period of 2007, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) said on Tuesday.
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The rate of economic growth is indicative of overall petrochemical demand.
Historically, Brazilian demand for thermoplastic resins grows at a rate about 2-2.5 times that of the overall economy, industry sources said.
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