23 July 2012 21:18 [Source: ICIS news]
WASHINGTON (ICIS)--US chemicals production fell by a narrow 0.1% in June from May, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) said on Monday, marking the second straight month of declining output for this key US industrial sector.
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The council said that flat production in the other three regions – the
However, compared with the same month in 2011, June’s US chemicals output was still up by 0.3%, the council said.
On a year-to-date basis, chemicals production in the first six months of this year was up by 0.2% compared with the first half of 2011.
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