20 February 2013 00:18 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--The American Chemistry Council's (ACC) global chemical production regional index (CPRI) for January was up by 3.3% year on year, based on a three-month moving average of regional production, the organisation said on Tuesday.
North American production volume for January was up by 1.0% year on year. The ?xml:namespace>
Latin American production volume was up by 2.4% compared with a year ago, with
Western Europe production volume was down by 0.6% year on year, although The Netherlands (6.6%),
Central and eastern Europe production volume was down by 5.4% compared with the same period last year, with
Production volume in the Asia-Pacific sector for January was up by 7.5% year on year, with
Worldwide chemical production rose by 0.3% in January from December, following a similar gain the month before, the ACC said on Tuesday.
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