Asian Chemical Connections
More in hope, perhaps, than expectation, US chemical, energy and general business interests have appealed to newly re-elected President Barack Obama to scale back his administration's regulations, restrictions and taxes.
Jay Timmons, president of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), noted that "it is no secret that the business community has had reservations about the president's agenda of the last four years".
INSIGHT: Chemicals output at year end is confusing the picture
“It is not widely believed to be due to any significant improvement in underlying demand.”
VIDEO - ICIS Americas Lunchtime Bulletin 20 December 2013