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U.S. Specialty Chemical Markets Start Quarter on Soft Note

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that, reflecting soft manufacturing production, U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes eased 0.1% in July after a 0.2% gain in June, small gains in April and May and a generally weak first quarter. All changes in the data are reported on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. Of the 28 specialty chemical segments ACC monitors, 11 expanded in July, 16 markets declined, and one was flat. During July, no large market volume gains (1.0% and over) occurred among segments. During July, the overall specialty chemicals volume index was up 1.4% on a year-over-year 3MMA basis.

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