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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".
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"The sector as a whole is seen as losing competitiveness, petrochemicals and plastics significantly."
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