Chemical Activity Barometer Is Flat In February

American Chemistry Council, Inc | February 26, 2019

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), posted a 0.3 perca leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), posted a 0.0 percent change in February on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. On a year-over-year (Y/Y) basis, the barometer is up 0.2 percent (3MMA). The unadjusted measure of the CAB rose 0.2 percent in February and 0.1 percent in January after a 0.2 percent decline in December. The diffusion index rebounded to 65 percent in February, up from 53 percent in January. This index marks the number of positive contributors relative to the total number of indicators monitored.

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Your Hands are everything  and they are the second most common body part to be injured in a workplace accident. Working with hazardous chemicals can be dangerous. It is essential to use the right PPE such as gloves, coverall for complete safety.

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