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Plastic Industry stays Positive despite Debt Crisis in Europe
According to recent results from Ceresana Research, lots of plastic industrial business had been affected from debt crisis in Europe, but in the worldwide views, it practically cause a slightly effect.
The group says: “The chemical and plastic industries are still in positive: More than one third of the companies surveyed by Ceresana Research evaluate their current business situation as good. Only less than 14 percent rate shows the business situation is poor. Almost 83 percent of the survey participants expect their market share to increase over the next 3 years.”
A survey conducted for its latest Ceresana Industry Monitor (CIM) was answered by plastics company decision-makers in 46 countries. Its CIM Barometer index showed a slight decline compared to its autumn survey, but the current situation score of 10.1 points was still positive (the scale is from -50 to +50). The expectations of companies for future business had a slightly higher score of 11.6.
However, for Western Europe companies’ expectations, the CIM Barometer score of 1.1 showed the level of uncertainty caused by the Eurozone crisis. In contrast, expectations in Asia-Pacific scored 25.7.