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Chemistry: The cornerstone of our economy

Today ACC released the 2013 Guide to the Business of Chemistry and June’s Chemical Activity Barometer, providing concrete statistics illustrating that this continues to be an exciting and dynamic time...

October Chemical Activity Barometer indicates strong growth, further signs of recovery

The October report of the Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) showed a strong 0.6 percent growth over the previous month, representing the fourth consecutive monthly increase in the CAB. The...

September Chemical Activity Barometer points to “Charlie Brown” effect

Today, ACC released the September report of the Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), our leading economic indicator derived from a composite index of chemical industry activity. In the report, we...

August Chemical Activity Barometer indicates modest economic growth

Today, the American Chemistry Council released the August report of the Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), ACC’s new leading macroeconomic indicator launched in June of this year. The August CAB...

July Chemical Activity Barometer shows signs of slowing economic activity

ACC today released the July report of the Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a new leading macroeconomic indicator. This is the second monthly report of the CAB, developed by ACC...