27 August 2010 16:29 [Source: ICIS news]
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Chemical output rose in July to the highest level since January 2000, according to the association.
This year has seen greater domestic demand than in 2009, Abiquim said.
When compared with June, July output increased 9.05%, Abiquim said.
July domestic sales grew 12.25% compared with June, while the year over year figure was not revealed.
For the period of January through July, industrial chemical output increased by 10.56% year over year, and domestic sales grew by 8.05%, the trade group said.
Abiquim said figures were preliminary.
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