PODCAST: Mild recession likely in US as economic headwinds show signs of shifting

Lucas Hall


HOUSTON (ICIS)–In this latest podcast, global editor of ICIS Chemical Business Joseph Chang joins senior editor Lucas Hall to discuss some of the key points emerging from the Q1 earnings season, the state of the US economy, and what that means for the chemical sector at large as we look ahead at 2023.

  • Mild recession likely as economic headwinds shift
  • Companies consider global production cuts, continue destocking in Q1
  • Inflation measures easing
  • Europe dodging a bullet with a record warm winter
  • China reopening as it abandons zero-COVID policy

For more information, check out Joe’s article on the state of the US economy.


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