Chemicals - Executive Summary Q2 2019

Q2 2019

US Chemical Production levels have already exceeded 2018, increasing 3.1% year-over-year (YOY) in March, according to the American Chemistry Council. The ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) expanded in March for the 31st consecutive month lead by increases in new orders (+1.9 percentage points) and production (+1.0 percentage point). Healthy manufacturing capacities are expected to support chemicals demand as well as 2019 EBITDA increases, according to the S&P Global Chemicals Industry Top Trends 2019.

Key Contacts

David Bench

Managing Director

Tracy Patch

Director

Doug Usifer

Managing Director