U.S. Short Term Indicators

  • ID: 1298127
  • Newsletter
  • Region: United States
  • 50 Pages
  • American Chemistry Council
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The US Short Term Indicators monthly report provides comprehensive chemical industry historical data from 1987 to the present covering market capitalization, price indices, shipments, inventories, shipment to inventory ratio, trade, capacity utilization, industrial production, labor force statistics, rail car loadings and energy.

Macro indicators are also included in the areas of international trade, capital spending, household appliances, automotive, building and construction, electronics, packaging, pulp & paper, textiles, apparel & home furnishings, supply chain and more.

Published: Monthly

Format: Excel (data) and Power Point (graphical data)
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The STI consists of weekly, monthly and quarterly data from 1987* to the present, plus annual totals. Illustrative PowerPoint slides of select statistics accompany the data.

MONTHLY BUSINESS OF CHEMISTRY

- Market Capitalization (millions of dollars)
-- Basic Chemicals
-- Specialty Chemicals
-- Basic and Specialty Chemicals
- Price Indices
-- Business of Chemistry Exports
-- Pharmaceuticals Exports
-- Chemicals, excluding Pharmaceuticals Exports
-- Business of Chemistry Imports
-- Pharmaceutical Imports
-- Chemicals, excluding Pharmaceutical Imports
-- Feedstocks
-- Chemicals
-- Pharmaceuticals
-- Chemicals excluding Pharmaceuticals
-- Agricultural Chemicals
-- Consumer Products
-- Basic & Specialty Chemicals
-- Basic Chemicals
-- Inorganic Chemicals
-- Bulk Petrochemicals
-- Plastic Resins
-- Synthetic Rubber
-- Man -- Made Fibers
-- Specialty Chemicals
-- Coatings
-- Other Specialty Chemicals

- Chemical Wholesale Trade (millions of dollars)
-- Chemical Wholesale Sales
-- Ratio of Inventories to Sales – Chemical Wholesaler
-- Chemical Wholesale Inventories

- Shipments (millions of dollars)
-- Chemicals
-- Pharmaceuticals
-- Chemicals, excluding Pharmaceuticals
-- Agricultural Chemicals
-- Coatings & Adhesives
-- All Other Chemicals

- Inventories (millions of dollars)
-- Chemicals
-- Pharmaceuticals
-- Chemicals, excluding Pharmaceuticals
-- Agricultural Chemicals
-- Coatings & Adhesives
-- All Other Chemicals

- Inventories to Shipments Ratio
-- Chemicals
-- Pharmaceuticals
-- Chemicals, excluding Pharmaceuticals
-- Agricultural Chemicals
-- Coatings & Adhesives
-- All Other Chemicals

- International Trade
-- Chemicals & Related Products, Exports, Imports and Trade Balance (millions)
-- Pharmaceuticals
-- Chemicals, excluding Pharmaceuticals
-- Agricultural Chemicals
-- Coatings & Adhesives
-- All other Chemicals

- Trade & Sales Volume
-- Business of Chemistry Exports
-- Business of Chemistry Imports
-- Business of Chemistry Sales Volume

- Capacity Utilization
-- Chemicals
-- Plastic material and resin

- Industrial Production Indexes
-- Chemicals
-- Pharmaceuticals
-- Chemicals excluding Pharmaceuticals
-- Agricultural Chemicals
-- Consumer Products
-- Basic & Specialty Chemicals
-- Basic Chemicals
-- Specialties
-- Basic Industrial Chemicals
-- Organic Chemicals
-- Petrochemicals & Derivatives
-- Basic Inorganic Chemicals
-- Industrial Gases
-- Synthetic Dye and Pigment
-- Other Basic Inorganic Chemicals
-- Alkalies and Chlorine
-- All Other Basic Inorganic Chemicals
-- Acids, Phosphates and Sulfates
-- Misc. Inorganic Chemicals
-- Resin, Synthetic Rubber and Fibers
-- Resin and Synthetic Rubber
-- Plastic Material and Resin
-- Synthetic Rubber
-- Artificial and Synthetic Fibers and Filaments
-- Adhesives
-- Paint and Coating
-- Other Specialties
-- Fertilizers
-- Pesticide and Other Agriculture

- Production (short tons)
-- Titanium Dioxide
-- Soda Ash

- Labor Force Statistics
-- Average Hourly Wage ($/hr)
-- Chemicals Employment (thousands of people)
-- Production Workers (thousands of people)
-- Average Work Week (hours)

MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS

- Macroeconomics
-- Fed Fund Rate (%)
-- 10 Year Treasury Note (%)
-- CPI, All Urban Consumers
-- PCE: Chan Price Index
-- Core PCE (less food and energy): Chain Price Index
-- PPI (Finished Goods)
-- Average Hourly Earnings, Non -- Farm Private ($/hr)
-- Civilian Unemployment Rate, 16+ Years
-- Total Civilian Employment, Household Survey (thousands)
-- Total Non -- farm Payroll Employment (thousands)
-- Manufacturing Payroll Employment

- International Trade
-- Exports of Goods and Services (billions of dollars)
-- Imports of Goods and Services (billions of dollars)
-- Trade Balance of Goods and Services (billions of dollars)
-- Real Broad Trade -- Weighted Exchange Value of the US$
-- Canadian$/US$ Exchange Value
-- US$/Pounds Sterling
-- US$/Euro Exchange Value
-- Yen/US$ Exchange Value

- Consumer
-- Personal Income ($billion)
-- Transfer Payments/Receipt ($billion)
-- Personal Consumption Expenditures ($billion)
-- Disposable Personal Income ($billion)
-- Savings as a % of Disposable Personal Income
-- Personal Interest Payment ($billion)
-- Consumer Credit Outstanding ($billion)
-- Food, Beverages, and Tobacco Production
-- Food Service Sales ($million)
-- Retail Sales (billions of dollars)

- Household Appliances
-- Production
-- Orders
-- 3 month moving average
-- Shipments (millions of dollars)
-- Inventory to Shipments Ratio
-- Inventories (millions of dollars)

- Automotive (sales in millions)
-- Light Vehicle
-- Auto
-- Domestic Auto
-- Foreign Auto
-- Light Truck
-- Domestic Light Truck
-- Foreign Light Truck
-- Domestic Light Vehicle
-- Imported Light Vehicle
-- Motor Vehicles and Parts
-- Tire

- Building & Construction
-- Permits (thousands)
-- Housing Starts (thousands)
-- Single Family Starts (thousands)
-- Multi -- Family Starts (thousands)
-- Mobile Home Shipments (thousands)
-- New Home Sales (thousands)
-- Months’ Supply
-- New Homes for Sales (thousands)
-- Total Construction Spending (billions)
-- Private Construction Spending (billions)
-- Private Residential Building Construction
-- Private Non -- Residential Building Construction
-- Public Construction Spending
-- Construction Supplies Production
-- Construction materials & Supplies’ Orders (millions of dollars)
-- Construction Materials & Supplies’ Orders (3 month moving)
-- Construction Materials & Supplies’ Shipments (millions of dollars)
-- Inventory -- to Shipments Ratio (Construction Materials & Supplies)
-- Construction Materials & Supplies’ Inventories (millions of dollars)

- Capital Spending
-- Manufacturers New Orders, non-defense capital goods ex aircraft (millions of dollars)
-- Business Equipment Production
-- Machinery
-- Electrical Equipment
-- Electrical Equipment excluding Appliances
-- Fabricated Metal Products

- Electronics
-- Computer and Electronic Products
-- Semiconductor & Related Electronic Components Production
-- Semiconductor New Orders (millions of dollars)
-- Other Electronic Components New Orders (millions of dollars)
-- Ratio of Orders to Shipments – Semiconductors (3 Month Moving Average)
-- Ratio of Orders to Shipments -- Other Electronic Comp. (3 Month Moving Ave.)
-- Semiconductor Shipments (millions of dollars)
-- Other Electronic Components Shipments

- Other Basic Industries
-- Oil & Gas Extraction
-- Petroleum Refining
-- Primary Metals
-- Iron and Steel Products
-- Primary Aluminum Production
-- Foundries
-- Glass & Glass Products Production
-- Ceramics Production

- Packaging
-- Paperboard and Containers
-- Other Converted Paper Products
-- Containers

- Plastic & Rubber Products
-- Plastic & Rubber products Shipment (millions of dollars)
-- Inventory to Shipments Ratio (Plastics & Rubber Products)
-- Plastic & Rubber Products Inventories (millions of dollars)
-- IP Plastics Products
-- IP Rubber Products
-- IP Rubber & Plastics Products

- Pulp, Paper & Other Forest Products
-- Paper
-- Pulp Mills
-- Paper Mills
-- Paperboard Mills
-- Structural Panels & Engineered Products
-- Printing & Related Activities
-- Textiles, Apparel & Home Furnishings
-- Textile Product Mills
-- Carpet and Rug Mills
-- Apparel
-- Furniture

- Industry, Supply Chain & Other End Use Indicators
-- Capacity Utilization: Industry
-- Industrial Production Index
-- IP Manufacturing
-- IP Durable Manufacturing (NAICS)
-- IP Durable Manufacturing
-- IP Non -- Durable Manufacturing
-- IP Non -- Energy
-- IP Selected Tech Industries
-- IP Non -- Energy
-- Manufacturers New Orders
-- Manufacturers Unfulfilled Orders
-- Ratio of Orders to Shipments, Total Manufacturers (3 mo. moving average)
-- Manufacturers Sales (billions of dollars)
-- Wholesalers Sales (billions of dollars)
-- Retail Sales (billions of dollars)
-- Sales, Manufacturers, Retailers and Wholesalers
-- Ratio of Inventories to Sales -- Manufacturers
-- Ratio of Inventories to Sales -- Wholesalers
-- Ratio of Inventories to Sales -- Retailers
-- Manufacturers Inventories (billions of dollars)
-- Wholesaler Inventories (billions of dollars)
-- Retail Inventories (billions of dollars)
-- Inventories, Manufacturers, Retailers and Wholesalers

- Business Cycle Peak/Trough Indicators

-- Personal Income less Transfer Payments
-- Total Non -- farm Payroll Employment
-- Sales, Manufacturers, Retailers and Wholesalers
-- Industrial Production Index

QUARTERLY DATA

- National Income & Product Accounts
-- Gross Domestic Product
-- Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product (% change previous period)
-- Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product (% change year over year)
-- Personal Consumption Expenditures
-- Personal Consumption Expenditures – Durable Goods
-- Personal Consumption Expenditures – Non- Durable Goods
-- Personal Consumption Expenditures - Services

- Business Fixed Investment
- Business Fixed Investment in Structures
- Business Fixed Investment in Equipment & Software
- Residential Fixed Investment
- Change in Private Inventories
- Net Exports of Goods and Services
- Exports of Goods and Services
- Imports of Goods and Services
- Total Government Consumption Expenditures & Gross Investment
- Federal Government Consumption Expenditures & Gross Investment
- State & Local Government Consumption Expenditures & Gross Investment
- Disposable Personal Income
- Savings as a % of Disposable Personal Income
- Implicit Price Deflator

- GDP – Goods
- GDP – Services
- GDP – Structure

- Productivity
-- Non- farm Business Sector- Output per hour of all persons
-- Non- farm Business Sector- Output per hour of all persons (% change previous period)
-- Non- farm Business Sector- Unit Labor Costs

- Net Income
-- Net Income After Taxes - Chemicals & Allied Products
-- Net Income After Taxes - Industrial Chemicals
-- Net Income After Taxes – Pharmaceuticals
-- Net Income After Taxes - Other Chemical Products

- Inorganic Chemicals (production in thousands of short tons)
-- Chlorine
-- Caustic Soda
-- Soda Ash
-- Sodium Hydrochloric Acid
-- Aluminum Sulfate
-- Sodium Chlorate
-- Sodium Sulfate
-- Titanium Dioxide

- Coatings (shipments thousands of gallons)
-- Architectural Coatings
-- OEM Product Coatings
-- Special- Purpose Coatings

- Industrial Gases (production)
-- Acetylene (millions of cubic feet)
-- Argon -- High Purity (millions of cubic feet)
-- Carbon Dioxide (thousands of short tons – liquid)
-- Hydrogen -- High and Low Purity (billions of cubic feet)
-- Nitrogen -- High and Low Purity (billions of cubic feet)
-- Oxygen -- High and Low Purity (billions of cubic feet)

- Fertilizers (production in thousands of tons)
-- Ammonia (Synthetic Anhydrous)
-- Ammonium Nitrate
-- Ammonium Sulfate
-- Nitric Acid
-- Phosphoric Acid
-- Sulfuric Acid
-- Urea

WEEKLY DATA

- Rail Car Loadings
-- Chemical Rail Car Loadings

- Energy
-- West Texas Intermediate Cushing ($/barrel)
-- Natural Gas Price, Henry Hub ($/mmbtu)
-- Lower 48 Natural Gas Inventories (Bcf)



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