Budgeting for a New Normal: a mid-year Update

New Normal Jun10.pngThe blog’s White Paper, ‘Budgeting for a New Normal’, proved enormously popular when it was published earlier this year. ICIS therefore suggested that it would be useful to update it, 6 months later.

This Update is now published. It looks at the current state of the global economy, six months on, and then covers the outlook for key chemical markets such as construction/housing and autos, as well as the latest views expressed by chemical companies themselves on the outlook.

Please click here if you would like to download a free copy.

About Paul Hodges

Paul Hodges is Chairman of International eChem, trusted commercial advisers to the global chemical industry. He also serves as a Global Expert for the World Economic Forum. The aim of this blog is to share ideas about the influences that may shape the chemical industry and the global economy over the next 12 – 18 months. It looks behind today’s headlines, to understand what may happen next in critical areas such as oil prices, China and Emerging Markets, currencies, autos, housing, economic growth and the environment. Please do join me and share your thoughts. Between us, we will hopefully develop useful insights into the key factors that will drive the industry's future performance.

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