09 November 2012 15:34 [Source: ICIS news]
The increase came after a 2.7% decline in August from July.
Third-quarter chemical production for the three months from July to September was down 2.3% sequentially from the second quarter, the agency added.
Third-quarter manufacturing output was up 0.9% sequentially from the second quarter, but was down 1.9% year on year from the 2011 third quarter.
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