In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
May 21-27, 2012

Cover story

Market intelligence: Eurozone threatens US economic recovery

As the US economy struggles to rise from its recession knockdown, it could suffer another series of blows from the growing eurozone crisis.

 Rex Features

Will the eurozone crash the party?

Despite a rash of early disappointing and even worrisome data reports about the nation's economic performance in the first quarter this year, subsequent forecasts suggest that the US recovery could pick up speed in coming months.



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Paul Hodges - Chemicals & the Economy Blog
Paul Hodges looks behind today's headlines and studies key influencers shaping the chemical industry over the next 12-18 months. He takes a closer look at oil prices, economic growth and the environment among other things, along with some light-hearted banter along the way.

Insight

INSIGHT: House Republicans poised to target EPA power rules
“Despite its claims, EPA does not have statutory authority to regulate carbon emissions from electric power plants.” more

VIDEO: ICIS special report - impact of lower crude oil prices

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