Chemistry industry performance snapshot third quarter / first nine months of 2018

| December 10, 2018

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After nine months of 2018, shipments of industrial chemicals were up 6% compared to the same period in 2017. Other organic chemicals and industrial gases were the strongest performers among the sub-sectors, followed by synthetic resins and rubbers, while petrochemicals, and inorganic chemicals both showed declines.

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