Canadian Manufacturing

Manufacturing Intelligence Sector Forecast: Chemicals Industry

Mike Ouellette   


Total output and employment will not return to its pre-recession production until 2013, but the industry is poised for steady growth throughout the next five years.

Rising demand for a variety of chemicals used in manufacturing bodes well. Developing advanced specialty chemicals will help the industry stay competitive since it benefits from patent protection.

For in-depth information, check the Canadian Industrial Profile-Winter 2012, published by The Conference Board of Canada in association with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).



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