In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
June 25-July 1, 2012

Cover story

Commentary: Election glow fades

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G20 leaders were working hard to hatch a plan

As the Greek election euphoria quickly melts away, the chemical industry needs politicians to put measures in place fast that will help restore order to the eurozone and calm markets

People breathed a big sigh of relief as it became clear that Greek citizens had chosen the more moderate candidate in last week's elections. The result showed that the population's fear of the consequences of a "no" vote to austerity outweighed their anger at the current economic mayhem.



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