Chemicals and the Economy

Paul Hodges

US auto sales collapse in June
3rd July 2008 by

‘Collapse’ is not a word that should be used lightly in business. But there is no other ...

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$216.9bn and still rising
4th May 2008 by

After a while, large numbers lose their power to shock. So Bloomberg and the FT have performed a ser...

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US auto sales fall again in Q1
3rd April 2008 by

Car sales are of major importance to the chemical industry. The ACC calculates each new car uses $24...

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Ford warns on auto sales
9th January 2008 by

US autos are one of the major uses for chemicals. The ACC recently calculated that each auto contain...

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US autos/housing worsen
9th November 2007 by

1 in every 196 US households was in receipt of a foreclosure filing at the end of September, accordi...

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Two swallows
6th September 2007 by

This week has seen more downbeat news on US auto and housing sales. Ford said their total August veh...

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US auto sales catch subprime fallout
10th August 2007 by

Two of the largest US auto manufacturers, GM and Ford, have now followed Wal-Mart and Tesco’s lead...

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