Canada chemical prices fall 0.4% in June from May
31 July 2012 18:38 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS)--Canadian chemical prices fell 0.4% in June from May, a statistics agency said on Tuesday.
Fertilizers and industrial chemicals saw the largest month-to-month declines, with prices falling 2.1% and 0.4%, respectively, Statistics Canada said.
Compared with June 2011, Canadian chemical prices were down 0.5% year on year.
Meanwhile, prices for Canadian rubber, leather and plastic fabricated products were up 0.7% in June from May, and up 2.1% year on year from June 2011.
?xml:namespace>Canada’s overall industrial product price index fell by 0.3% in June from May, largely because of lower prices for petroleum and coal products. Excluding petroleum and coal product, the index rose by 0.5%, the agency said.
Compared with June 2011, the index was up 0.4% year on year.By: Stefan Baumgarten+1 713 525 2653
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