1982

85

BUSINESS STATISTICS: 1982
CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS—CHEMICALS
INORGANIC CHEMICALS— PRODUCTION (Thousands of short tons, except as noted) J
Aluminum
sulfate,
commercial (17%
AI20S) 2

Chlorine
gas (100%

890
917
948
1,011
1,063

4,601
5,143
5,464
5,945
6,517

1,121
1,101
1,179
1,253
1,191

7,204
7,680
8,444
9,376
9,764

1,127
1,188
1,227
1,252
1,141

9,352
9,854
10,402
10,753
9,167

1976
1977
1978
1979
1980

1,202
1,255
1,309
1,315
1,286

1981
1982

YEAR AND MONTH

Hydrochloric
acid
(100%
HCI)

Phosphorus,

elemental3

Sodium
hydroxide
(100%
NaOH)

Sodium
silicate
(soluble
silicate
glass),
anhydrous *

Sodium
sulfate
(anhydrous,
refined;
Glauber's
salt;
crude salt
cake)8

Sodium
tripolyphosphate (100%
NasPs010)

Titanium
dioxide,
composite and
pure
(100%
Ti02)

Sulfur, native (Frasch)
and recovered
(Thousands8of long
tons)
Production

Stocks
(producers'), end
of period

INORGANIC FERTILIZER MATERIALSPRODUCTION (Thousands of short tons) »

Ammonia,
synthetic
anhydrous

Ammonium nitrate
original
solution 7

Ammonium
sulfate 8

Nitric acid
(100%
HN03)

3,235
3,406
3,993
9
4,581
9
4,663

922
1,103
1,202
1,626
1,947

3,380
3,370
4,242
4,732
4,898

2,106
2,079
2,002
1,916
1,894

5,514
6,463
6,992
9
7,223
9
7,603

1,821
1,858
1,987
9
2,1 20
2,106

7,638
7,981
8,398
8,120
7,527

4,914
5,486
5,814
9
6,389
9
6,831

525
553
551
565
588

1,135
1,194
1,233
1,316
1,404

756
770
818
886
923

503
523
519
559
577

6,244
5,884
5,828
6,250
7,331

4,814
4,934
4,760
4,227
3,425

5,207
5,810
6,693
7,634
8,869

9

7,596
8,398
8,868
9,917
10,141

623
613
633
657
628

1,445
1,364
1,483
1,475
1,373

1,001
1,048
1,177
1,215
1,208

594
589
624
664
655

8,242
8,282
8,819
8,568
8,539

2,704
1,954
2,655
3,338
3,829

10,605
12,194
12,120
12,769
13,824

5,117
6,005
5,737
5,891
6,456

545
541
526
524
450

9,667
10,216
10,734
11,189
9,635

636
661
723
770
724

1,356
1,327
1,437
1,348
1,227

1,040
1,033
967
903
770

678
693
785
787
603

8,620
9,240
10,021
10,533
10,180

4,120
3,796
3,927
3,957
5,126

14,538
15,169
15,208
15,733
16,419

6,635
6,863
7,235
7,542
7,088

2,542
2,668
2,793
3,090
2,888

437
430
441
460
432

10,516
11,000
11,309
12,759
11,606

747
760
829
813
786

1,232
1,199
1,174
1,121
1,139

724
717
739
9
758
789

713
687
701
742
727

9,402
9,389
9,557
10,263
10,298

5,563
5,469
5,261
4,172
3,045

16,716
17,765
17,119
18,634
19,653

7,186
7,177
7,210
8,293
9,127

2,010
2,264
2,449
2,363
10
2,136

7,791
7,987
7,934
8,916
9,232

10,767
9,136

2,502
2,490

426
361

10,414
9,225

788
650

1,077
895

696
630

761

10,440
8,478

3,577
4,136

19,076
15,500

8,937
7,331

10

2,1 94
1,789

9,077
7,588

99
98
110
111
118
103

887
922
991
1,039
1,058
1,030

229
244
248
253
248
262

33
37
40
41
39
37

924
961
1,016
1,079
1,074
1,072

66
61
60
75
72
69

85
93
91
89
94
92

67
66
72
69
69
68

58
53
62
67
63
66

785
716
806
782
856
866

5,127
5,009
4,783
4,616
4,439
4,351

1,394
1,291
1,601
1,623
1,636
1,586

678
610
747
759
726
703

172
184
225
209
218
194

712
674
803
813
769
750

114
129
96
126
114
98

1,075
,050
,004
,064
,061
,110

266
269
263
268
263
278

31
37
43
45
36
42

1,105
1,076
1,055
1,134
1,105
1,159

67
57
55
73
69
89

97
92
101
98
95
93

73
64
68
77
75
73

62
61
63
70
62
56

871
927
862
945
927
942

4,320
4,245
4,157
4,130
4,215
4,172

1,455
1,573
1,522
1,487
1,696
1,770

612
634
587
687
730
820

183
183
188
226
188
194

692
686
654
744
776
844

98
110
111
104
110
99

1,035
1,012
982
989
968
889

273
247
252
245
226
230

36
38
42
36
38
31

1,063
1,037
999
986
924
896

79
69
77
68
60
69

98
101
94
91
92
103

66
69
77
68
63
67

64
70
73
70
56
62

945
824
879
834
826
821

4,027
3,973
3,896
3,774
3,664
3,594

1,669
1,655
1,719
1,686
1,679
1,547

809
797
824
824
830
694

(12)

118
114
106
111
92
113

829
840
921
956
968
1,031

205
227
249
242
231
260

31
32
28
42
38
39

864
862
930
996
991
1,057

49
70
70
60
56
58

93
96
91
98
89
93

61
64
63
67
66
59

54
58
54
49
57
61

863
834
802
842
843
888

3,570
3,503
3,405
3,306
3,269
3,045

1,578
1,687
1,524
1,522
1,601
1,787

604
663
672
742
797
872

173
162
169
192
(i2)
(I2)

612
668
694
751
806
890

June

99
97
101
110
106
105

904
922
951
979
966
956

247
214
221
215
214
226

36
34
38
38
39
36

904
889
931
943
941
925

54
62
73
75
59
78

86
90
92
92
93
89

56
57
61
62
60
67

59
61
64
69
71
69

890
818
869
838
878
875

3,018
2,989
2,918
2,876
2,859
2,824

1,667
1,534
1,737
1,701
1,635
1,585

851
748
853
791
753
661

(t.)
(12)
222
228
199
187

835
768
878
807
763
698

July
August
September
October
November
December

122
104
128
114
100
108

911
891
868
853
780
785

227
207
187
178
177
189

34
37
35
38
32
30

874
853
842
808
750
754

67
63
74
65
61
58

91
91
90
87
83
91

57
58
54
57
51
54

62
58
66
66
59
56

915
914
852
834
842
844

2,930
3,044
3,203
3,235
3,367
3,577

1,548
1,513
1,540
1,550
1,494
1,572

684
627
695
756
735
781

206
173
155
(12)
156

717
660
720
745
731
755

87
101
118
95
91
111

768
786
815
828
794
782

210
227
251
218
215
225

30
27
34
33
31
31

764
767
801
837
807
786

48
64
62
64
51
54

82
84
81
74
73
72

52
56
57
48
53
55

58
56
55
53
51

782
718
808
755
726
687

3,651
3,697
3,775
3,911
4,152
4,195

1,361
1,296
1,434
1,498
1,523
1,356

705
680
812
701
664
573

136
159
164
174
154
156

682
692
822
716
664
585

94
111
99
84
96
96

783
698
684
756
734
708

198
199
183
193
189
182

31
26
29
31
30
28

794
731
696
768
752
722

44
54
53
56
59
41

71
74
70
72
68
74

41
54
51
56
55
52

53
52
58
51
54
50

686
685
651
643
658
663

4,231
4,202
4,229
4,160
4,199
4,136

1,203
1,173
1,196
1,167
1,137
1,156

490
515
516
559
564
552

161
146
141
145
125
128

524
543
558
608
614
580

1961
1962

1963.
1964
1965
1966
1967

1968.
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975

1979:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
1980:
January.
February
March
April
May
June.
JulyAugust
September
October
November
December
1981:
January
February
March
April

May

1982:
January
February
March
April
May
June..
July
August
September
October
November
December

9
9
9

911
1,052
1,054
1,237
1,370

431
452
488
504
555

1,521
1,630
1,748
1,911
2,014

566
587
613
9
623
597

2,099
2,359
2,534
9
2,470
2,009

10,378
10,573
11,052
12,291
11,421

1,294
1,183

9

9
9

9

Footnotes giving source of data and description of series appear in the section immediately following these tables.

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182
156
150

(12)

(12)

9

834
816
852
822
810
675

1982

86

BUSINESS STATISTICS: 1982
CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS—CHEMICALS—Con.

1961
1962
1963
1964
1965

.,

1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975

813
891
1,107
9
1 143
1 112
1 199
1,517
1 150
9
9
9
9

1976
1977
1978
1979
1980

9

1981
1982

14

1979:
January
February
March
April

494
435
414
363
398

10018
11 025
13584
12,229
12543

1
1
1
1

000
119
303
233
966

154
177
227
233
326

160
168
131
138
218

2382
2,711
3557
3,829
4256

321
218
205
184
129

13 431
14,953
14895
15,361
13789

1 033
1,353
1 579
1,415
1 419

374
378
338
369
245

229
264
299
258
219

4549
4,855
5899
7,146
6132

203
111
69
150
139

1 670
1,650
1 827
1,576
1 815

312
361
404
277
247

566
327
326
245
289

7475
8,229
8390
9,275
8907

103
157
142
116
158

13,308
11,997

1 203
1,218

264
262

327
319

8,601
7,154

159
131

212
216
466
291
212
280

1 048
1,119
1 946
1,162
874
1,655

195
107
106
73
67
186

18
17
31
48
37
12

24
17
30
70
14
6

643
428
779
757
992
774

16
18
7
10
11
12

3991
4034
4 171
4,794
4603

14219
15294
18 956
16,599
16005

2303
1 629
2 607
1 799
1 133

4 992
5482
5578
5367
5573

389
433
332
377
569

5026
4,913
5902
6,334
5079

17 106
19,612
20
128
9
20, 156
19614

1 050
1,123
19 044
914
1 397

5824
6699
7 176
7,662
8339

469
573
500
366
372

1,359
1 721

4 596
5066
5 268
5435
5683

28385
28815
28544
29537
29 525

4 450
4695
4
149
9
4 292
4 596

1 500
1 ,465
1 883
2,1 02
2068

5970
6,712
6927
7,213
7677

29035
31 184
9 31 949
34 177
32360

9

2 117
2,468
2 348
2,321
2773

7949
8,745
9637
10,318
10848

3 177
2,427

9922
8,524

13

332
463
877
1 195
1 780

624
658
535
454
484

522
528
490
433
469

40795
31,953

247
241
235
176
181

375
801
661
799
1 196

2744
2823
3231
3482
3 834

34 878
38337
41 314
43204
44157

157
216
250
200
177

6,460
7223
7,512
9578
10 810

1 7,848
19701
20,936
22924
24851

9

773
848
707
1 026
1 053

2,079
2 359
2,723
3088
3342

2,254
2447
2,905
3283
9
3 905

16903
13,139

13

8

9
6 160 9 18324
10
6,309 11 23,108
10
6,833 12 26 247
10

7,640
6950

28,043
29445

1 068
892

6,478
5,186

22391
20,337
12

1 239
1,169
622
3,176
3668

11
2
12

2,834
2,645
12

5,147
5379
5,861
7 145
8 104

9
11

12351
16,741
16741
17,919
17,524

11

June

160
140
199
195
237
181

767
789
906
874
869
832

3 444
3383
3728
3694
3634
3521

599
594
673
668
647
586

488
435
360
359
415
397

°554
°467
°715
°813
°591
°555

July
August
September
October
November
December

184
198
163
188
218
258

827
851
856
852
901
994

3,551
3538
3,479
3534
3,685
4012

609
630
623
611
687
736

355
322
305
288
377
366

546
698
614
705
724
657

2,729
2570
2,917
2346
1,190
3379

290
336
319
203
128
223

1,605
1 563
1,905
1,641
815
2585

107
122
214
168
93
138

11
20
19
16
31
18

5
9
18
22
16
15

689
711
918
684
1,060
840

2
31
4
0
0
5

June

226
226
238
235
260
251

845
895
995
949
835
857

3613
3557
3882
3 992
3520
3 485

681
692
722
733
647
641

411
471
495
587
632
510

574
574
477
612
355
535

2232
1 956
2 507
2 049
2034
3 123

217
201
303
219
171
398

1
1
1
1
1
1

443
256
620
429
301
654

179
156
125
106
95
282

28
20
21
52
20
10

39
29
31
53
12
26

857
719
644
756
527
563

13
20
25
17
22
21

July
August
September
October
November ,
December

228
235
218
192
223
241

855
913
908
899
916
981

3 491
3560
3,594
3631
3817
4,014

666
711
717
685
694
749

461
484
515
431
482
372

563
657
456
674
663
810

3 013
3 125
2,580
2487
1 853
2,486

402
534
319
343
224
337

1 471
1 657
1,560
1 595
1 130
1,408

221
156
178
83
133
101

10
27
12
19
13
17

11
14
12
16
26
18

762
638
751
836
901
952

11
0
13
6
10

June

270
245
293
290
289
261

870
874
942
962
928
918

3804
3 568
3*946
3933
3 765
3557

1 103
1 338
1 417
1 374
1 339
1 414

371
556
651
687
439
514

2 261
1 803
1 864
1 859
2 015
1 949

309
258
226
245
259
227

1
1
1
1
1
1

362
125
225
184
175
076

109
75
94
114
97
110

20
18
31
45
19
16

42
13
46
28
46
10

681
681
876
806
598
651

0
13
25
35
16
12

July
August
September
October ....
November
December

279
257
272
252
225
243

850
677
743
760
690
708

3384
2884
3,116
3084
3,866
2,888

1 436
1 092
1,158
1 261
1,112
1,076

1 561
1 321
1,211
1 177
1,276
1,068

513
806
378
399
550
614

2 184
1 659
1,872
1 512
1,579
1,834

333
124
220
167
221
246

1 143
979
1,029
880
982
1,148

116
103
90
93
101
100

14
16
15
26
26
17

16
29
17
10
12
58

623
948
786
655
577
719

10

16
26
6
0

196
5 202
258
244
268
230

659
672
748
663
640
673

2 638
2,625
2818
2 612
2443
2 462

1 128
1,213
1 240
983
857
967

1 197
1,306
1 317
1 200
929
917

416
396
417
618
552
375

1 497
1,637
2028
1 582
1 736
1 811

243
212
271
259
244
251

860
1,135
1 309
992
1 022
911

62
30
106
37
109
142

21
16
18
33
51
29

20
24
34
51
23
30

670
552
582
722
664
483

12
0
21
9
22
19

5
211
5
185
5
211
5
134
5
151
5

696
760
749
802
682
780

2551
2 703
2,772
2 894
2,714
2,721

1 065
1 184
1,230
1 258
966
1,048

998
926
909
881
883
892

340
517
389
358
313
495

1 872
1 734
1,756
1 580
1,912
1,193

317
148
229
207
139
125

933
979
1,013
982
1,177
684

146
139
158
64
172
55

19
16
16
17
15
12

20
5
25
33
28
25

599
643
504
661
489
584

May

2 064
1,948
3 116
1,826
1 346
2,614

1980:
January.
February
March
April

May

1981:
January
February
March
April

May

1982:
January
February
March
April

May

June
July
August
September
October
November
December

5

5
5
5
5

137

13

1 659
1 553
1 717
1 693
1 632
1 514

13

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BUSINESS STATISTICS: 1982
CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS—CHEMICALS—Con.
ORGANIC CHEMICALS-PRODUCTION (Millions of pounds, except as noted) 7

INDUSTRIAL GASES— PRODUCTION (Millions of cubic feet, except as noted)-1

YEAR AND MONTH

Acetylene 2

Carbon
dioxideliquid, gas,
and solid
(Thousands
of short
tons) 3

Hydrogenhigh and low
purity*

Nitrogen— high
and low
purity •

9

9

9

9

9

9

Oxygen— high
and low
purity8

Acetylsalicylic
acid (aspirin)

Creosote oil
(Millions 8of
gallons )

Ethyl
acetate—
85%

Formaldehyde—37%
HCHO

Glycerin —
refined, all
grades

Methanol—
synthetic,
CH3OH
(Millions of
gallons)

Phthalic
anhydride

78,553
102,749
128,544
158,387
182,1 14

22.7
27.2
28.4
28.2
29.1

87.8
90.8
98.1
113.3
10
111.1

102.3
101.9
117.5
117.7
114.0

1,752.4
2,398.1
2,537.2
2,839.9
3,106.6

269.4
249.9
303.2
320.1
353.2

307.2
343.5
351.6
396.3
432.0

379.8
427.4
458.6
555.5
608.3

89,946
103,933
118,731
132,691
151,191

212,751
225,191
247,995
275,962
12
329,729

34.1
30.4
30.9
37.3
35.2

114.7
108.8
106.0
118.3
103.4

121.6
137.0
179.4
167.4
161.4

3,712.6
3,707.1
4,304.6
4,397.8
4,426.9

365.6
353.8
347.0
322.4
336.1

492.3
516.9
574.9
633.4
742.7

675.2
727.5
743.8
760.0
734.0

168,040
193,540
227,160
243,316
252,368

319,171
351,733
389,436
389,628
352,554

31.7
35.0
32.2
33.3
25.4

115.7
114.1
87.7
114.6
79.2

159.3
222.0
221.5
197.6
171.2

4,521.6
5,651.8
6,424.1
5,764.4
4,558.1

339.8
353.0
359.1
348.7
264.4

745.5
974.6
1,063.9
1,035.9
779.6

794.4
933.0
1,022.6
977.1
702.2

82,100
84,759
90,470
106,456
106,562

288,868
327,661
378,923
427,107
479,240

388,446
392,427
430,041
456,244
430,977

28.3
31.4
32.2
31.9
33.7

77.1
161.2
143.2
161.6
152.5

215.6
217.8
181.9
262.4
233.6

5,449.3
6,046.5
6,381.0
5,971.1
5,555.3

321.2
286.0
290.5
297.8
314.8

940.1
971.8
970.4
1,109.5
1,077.3

902.4
926.0
978.0
1,012.9
818.2

3,813
3,687

103,278
91,305

490,285
483,781

430,610
357,943

29.7
22.6

81.9
81.0

277.1
232.6

5,720.7
4,691.1

299.1
229.5

1,291.7
1,094.1

869.5
691.0

478
401
440
468
490
482

236
263
316
313
332
326

8,187
8,010
9,228
9,666
9,003
8,835

36,061
31,028
36,025
32,473
34,677
33,302

36,633
33,639
40,907
38,669
40,023
40,021

2.8
2.5
3.0
2.7
2.9
2.4

10.9
10.8
13.9
12.7
13.8
14.3

15.4
24.4
24.0
22.3
25.1
21.6

496.2
484.0
582.9
580.8
564.6
561.6

21.4
24.2
29.2
26.8
25.8
21.1

71.0
87.0
72.2
100.2
99.0
99.0

80.0
76.5
100.6
94.9
102.3
102.0

461
474
472
493
508
441

334
346
335
323
312
344

9,042
9,025
8,595
8,168
9,069
9,628

33,671
35,792
33,038
35,131
38,927
46,982

37,637
36,673
34,803
35,321
37,708
44,210

2.6
2.5
2.6
2.7
2.5
2.5

13.0
13.5
15.7
12.6
14.1
14.1

19.2
23.3
22.4
22.1
19.4
21.4

522.9
528.2
543.5
552.6
528.8
532.4

22.8
28.8
24.5
25.5
26.7
21.0

83.8
87.3
103.0
99.2
99.2
109.4

82.4
98.8
88.8
76.6
81.9
77.6

222
212
222
226
241
278

9,024
9,426
9,364
9,279
8,997
8,378

38,766
39,379
40,115
38,812
40,546
36,099

39,378
39,043
39,441
37,854
36,243
30,433

2.5
3.2
3.7
3.7
3.8
3.4

12.1
12.9
14.1
12.2
13.5
12.0

22.2
23.3
22.7
19.7
15.8
16.8

482.3
514.7
534.3
511.6
476.4
422.9

27.3
28.1
28.2
28.5
27.8
24.7

99.0
89.8
90.7
95.9
80.0
87.4

74.8
83.6
91.6
84.2
73.4
49.8

373
422
475
492
394
491

282
291
283
254
252
242

7,625
7,414
8,743
8,590
9,595
10,127

37,880
36,032
41,108
43,985
44,020
42,498

29,259
32,889
33,527
36,924
37,370
38,616

2.7
2.5
2.8
3.2
2.7
2.8

11.7
11.3
14.8
12.3
11.7
14.0

15.7
17.0
19.8
20.1
22.2
22.0

355.8
416.0
483.2
524.2
498.6
519.0

31.3
20.6
26.4
25.3
24.3
22.3

92.7
80.5
81.3
69.5
84.1
106.1

43.2
51.0
67.5
73.5
73.7
79.2

June

506
431
463
430
416
407

293
260
295
337
314
335

8,805
9,632
8,720
8,763
8,887
8,641

40,598
38,736
41 ,707
40,490
42,257
40,832

36,340
33,585
37,872
36,970
38,726
36,495

3.0
2.6
3.4
3.2
1.9
1.6

10.4
10.2
10.5
10.4
11.0
10.8

21.8
20.8
23.1
27.2
22.2
20.6

452.8
506.8
531.9
576.5
537.0
504.2

25.9
20.7
25.3
27.1
25.7
27.0

109.7
99.7
97.1
114.5
100.5
108.2

68.6
53.0
96.0
84.7
87.1
81.4

July
August ..
September
October
November
December

407
368
447
412
403
471

380
346
327
336
300
289

8,694
7,792
8,935
8,429
7,809
8,171

41,343
41,343
41,668
41 ,985
39,646
39,680

36,965
34,999
35,727
37,314
33,397
32,220

1.8
2.8
2.9
2.4
2.1
1.8

8.7
8.2
10.2
9.9
8.8
8.8

24.2
22.7
20.9
26.0
24.8
18.2

461.2
593.0
494.7
483.1
435.8
376.5

25.3
24.2
29.8
28.7
22.7
16.7

112.5
84.6
99.5
104.7
107.7
121.5

60.6
72.5
80.3
49.3
48.4
57.1

296
376
509
435
406
288

262
286
334
297
317
333

7,189
7,692
7,893
7,597
7,679
7,637

40,745
38,194
41,591
39,063
39,142
40,833

31,827
31,399
35,306
31,483
30,689
30,678

2.1
2.4
2.7
2.2
2.0
1.4

5.2
6.4
8.2

13.7
11.0
24.8
24.0
24.3
19.9

375.0
379.0
398.4
443.8
402.3
368.2

17.5
18.6
20.4
22.8
19.2
18.7

93.0
85.8
109.8
110.9
95.6
104.2

53.8
42.1
75.6
64.7
68.5
53.7

317
284
271
257
253
254

330
325
295
312
297
300

7,773
7,515
7,276
8,014
7,191
7,849

41,133
42,247
40,190
41,163
39,330
40,150

30,044
28,742
27,241
27,419
27,109
26,006

1.6
1.7

5.8
5.7
6.6
4.3

19.7
18.8
19.2
12.9
10.3
18.7

334.7
391.3
394.6
427.5
382.4
307.0

20.4
16.4
18.7
21.5
21.5
13.8

97.4
76.7
77.3
94.3
83.2
97.1

57.2
48.0
69.0
54.4
58.7
48.0

1961
1962
1963
1964
1965

11,618
13,239
14,730
15,964
16,659

827
924
977
1,007
1,086

1966
1967
1968
1969
1970

16,598
14,269
15,071
15,818
14,834

1,082
1,089
1,058
1,167
1,135

137,719
158,539
201,752
11
64,821
59,654

1971
1972

12,349
11,456
8,269
7,808
6,704

1,344
1,610
1,566
1,804
1,850

55,681
58,890
65,169
81,536
73,552

1979
1980

7,111
6,003
5,306
5,608
5,493

2,064
2,610
3,228
3,780
14
3,005

1981
1982

5,161
3,946

1973.
1974

1975.
1976
1977

1978...

1979:
January
February
March
April
May....
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

1980:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

1981:
January
February
March
April

Mav

1982:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October ....
November
December

509
507
494
471
433
432

9

9

14

9

65,235
73,058
95,608
107,970
121,635

9
9
9

18

26,266
40,206
50,885
57,294
72,479

9

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8.5

1982

88

BUSINESS STATISTICS: 1982
CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS—ALCOHOL, PLASTICS MATERIALS, MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS
ALCOHOL

YEAR AND MONTH
OR QUARTER

Ethyl alcohol and
spirits, as noted
(Millions of tax
gallons) »
Production

Stocks,
end of
period

Denatured alcohol (Millions
of wine
gallons) 2
Production

Consumption
(withdrawals)

Stocks,
end of
period

MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS

PLASTICS AND RESIN MATERIALS,
PRODUCTION (Millions of
pounds) 3

Phenolic
resins 4

Polyethylene and
copolymers 8

Polypropylene6

Polystyrene and
copolymers 7

Polyvinyl
chloride
and
copolymers 8

Explosives
(industrial)
shipments
(Millions of
pounds) 9

Paints, varnish, and lacquer,10shipments (Millions of
dollars)
Total

Architectural
coatings

Product
finishes
(OEM)

Special
purpose
coatings

1962
1963
1964
1965

625.8
629.0
691.9
684.5
710.1

141.1
156.8
177.3
192.9
200.5

280.4
274.4
287.2
296.8
315.9

280.7
275.6
288.3
296.7
315.2

5.2
3.2
3.3
3.4
5.4

665.1
690.0
740.5
832.5
921.8

1,606.3
2,016.2
2,269.9
2,613.4
3,047.4

196.9
270.2
374.1

1,145.4
1,274.4
1,494.1
1,728.9
2,033.1

1,260.1
1,566.4
1,760.3
2,066.8
2,312.3

989.1
1,108.8
1,206.7
1,281.6
1,459.4

1,749.5
1,832.8
1,889.6
2,002.2
2,169.3

1966
1967
1968
1969
1970

659.6
685.1
708.1
737.7
630.5

204.0
218.4
189.2
179.7
164.0

307.3
300.1
303.5
318.4
276.9

310.0
298.6
305.6
318.8
276.2

3.5
4.9
2.7
2.4
3.0

1,046.7
983.4
1,096.8
1,181.2
1,185.9

3,558.0
3,798.6
4,567.7
5,489.9
5,844.1

553.5
662.3
878.2
1,089.9
1,030.9

2,384.5
2,391.1
2,895.7
3,343.4
3,549.7

2,670.0
2,671.9
3,215.1
3,032.1
3,756.4

1,753.1
1,708.5
1,581.7
1,924.8
2,046.5

2,364.4
2,348.2
2,586.8
2,776.7
2,737.1

1971
1972
1973
1974
1975

552.9
621.3
692.1
618.2
526.4

132.8
100.9
100.6
106.1

234.1
245.9
253.5
254.8
207.3

234.6
246.6
253.7
254.9
207.1

2.9
2.1
2.5
2.8
2.7

1,180.9
1,440.5
1,647.9
1,598.4
1,274.9

6,381.3
7,656.2
8,581.8
8,826.4
7,482.7

1,339.4
1,730.9
2,164.6
2,248.7
1,903.4

3,990.4
4,890.2
5,156.0
5,059.6
3,877.3

4,102.8
4,322.0
4,594.3
4,744.0
3,694.6

2,120.0
2,108.7
2,083.7
2,152.6
2,325.7

2,830.9
3,009.2
3,133.1
3,672.3
4,026.6

1976
1977
1978
1979
1980

498.8
498.3
506.7
570.3
643.2

85.3
71.4
71.2
53.6
72.0

225.3
223.8
227.7
260.7
301.2

225.6
224.6
228.8
260.9
281.5

3.2
2.6
2.7
4.1

1,305.3
1,797.1
1,926.0
1 ,778.6
1,744.9

8,774.7
10,100.1
11,359.4
12,408.4
11,719.9

2,551.0
2,705.8
3,055.3
3,823.9
3,699.0

4,742.9
5,203.0
5,988.6
6,326.9
5,540.1

4,544.8
5,267.3
5,878.0
6,211.4
5,485.4

2,543.0
2,675.1
2,821.1
2,987.1
3,000.4

4,719.6
5,307.5
6,008.1
7,024.8
7,635.9

3,418.7
3,641.2

2,284.0
2,418.5

1,322.0
1,576.2

1981
1982

571.2
601.1

83.3
82.1

230.7
283.1

227.1
275.1

5.4
6.5

1,688.0
1,209.8

12,603.6
12,208.9

4,007.8
3,551.8

5,915.2
5,060.0

5,618.4
5,370.7

3,003.6
2,514.9

8,395.7
8,299.3

3,968.9
4,051.7

2,737.2
2,548.3

1,689.5
1,699.3

42.8
41.3
49.3
47.3
42.9
48.2

66.7
62.2
59.8
63.6
65.6
66.7

21.3
19.0
19.1
20.1
21.7
20.9

21.6
18.7
21.1
19.8
21.8
21.5

2.3
2.7
2.7
3.1
3.0
2.4

149.9
143.4
166.9
148.4
156.6
156.2

896.4
922.6
1,042.4
1,089.4
1,109.7
1,077.6

282.2
267.5
307.7
319.6
311.7
307.5

504.6
467.6
575.7
538.8
537.6
532.4

470.9
473.5
531.2
548.2
589.6
513.4

628.1

476.1
484.0
622.0
567.6
677.8
668.3

204.9
210.7
296.2
285.0
347.9
352.7

190.2
186.7
221.6
180.3
209.2
189.6

104.3
102.4
120.7
126.0

43.8
46.0
53.7
49.4
51.0
54.6

67.5
63.2
62.9
55.7
54.3
53.6

19.9
24.5
20.1
24.4
23.8
26.0

19.6
22.9
21.6
22.0
24.5
25.9

2.6
4.1
2.3
3.6
2.8
4.1

125.0
134.0
144.7
166.3
135.5
122.2

1,054.3
1,082.2
1,035.8
1,063.0
1,066.3
1,065.7

328.4
347.0
318.9
315.2
298.9
283.2

508.7
529.1
526.8
516.9
480.7
519.1

524.9
546.6
514.0
552.2
506.1
514.2

781.9

638.4
678.4
588.6
648.5
526.8
448.1

350.3
359.6
287.3
298.0
229.8
196.3

163.5
184.8
186.1
223.2
187.3
161.5.

124.6
134.0
115.1
127.3
109.7

57.4
52.7
55.3
55.2
54.2
45.7

56.6
56.6
56.9
69.3
75.1
71.9

22.9
26.3
28.8
27.5
28.4
33.9

22.8
26.4
28.1
28.5
27.4
24.9

3.2
2.0
5.3
3.4
3.8

137.9
132.0
138.7
117.8

1,070.5
1,012.4
1,116.1
1,059.4
971.4
724.2

326.3
298.4
325.8
328.8
287.4
231.6

504.5
510.8
422.5
480.7
398.6
355.4

512.9
519.6
575.1
496.5
401.4
351.5

540.8
567.9
611.9
648.0
702.4
721.6

235.8
258.1
289.3
317.2
366.1
381.7

196.8
204.2
204.5
202.5
197.5
193.1

108.1
105.7
118.1
128.3
138.8
146.8

52.8
46.4
57.3
64.6
47.9
53.7

74.2
73.6
70.3
57.5
62.3
72.0

28.9
21.9
22.5
21.5
16.6
22.1

22.7
24.2
23.1
18.7
16.6
18.1

109.8
120.9
131.9
126.4
112.5

761.1
805.0
906.8
967.3
972.4
1,021.1

213.9
241.6
253.3
259.3
282.2
286.1

433.7
397.9
454.3
495.8
464.2
498.2

349.4
393.3
458.9
515.6
513.0
498.8

682.9
689.3
698.2
706.1
546.4
520.3

367.3
341.0
329.5
314.8
222.9
217.4

169.5
199.7
221.7
233.5
202.3
193.3

146.0
148.6
147.0
157.9
121.2
109.7

June

49.2
44.3
49.3
51.0
44.0
42.2

78.3
64.8
73.7
71.0
76.2
67.5

23.1
18.7
17.4
19.5
18.0
23.4

25.5
18.5
17.8
18.9
17.9
23.3

7.5
8.3
6.7
6.3
5.3
4.3

156.5
173.8
237.0
238.5
225.6
192.5

1,070.7
942.2
1,116.6
1,063.3
1,058.4
1,001.2

350.2
318.6
332.4
335.6
357.4
347.3

449.6
448.5
583.9
501.0
490.2
498.9

444.6
476.5
554.3
551.0
552.5
552.2

555.1
593.2
728.1
774.5
770.8
851.8

235.2
259.2
339.5
374.6
385.4
426.1

208.8
213.8
249.5
248.3
240.4
261.2

111.1
120.2
139.1
151.6
145.0
164.5

July
August
September
October
November
December

45.1
55.8
53.1
44.0
47.8
45.4

72.5
75.4
78.7
71.8
78.2
83.3

17.2
18.0
18.8
20.7
17.3
18.6

16.9
17.6
18.8
19.1
16.4
16.4

4.4
3.9
3.4
3.3
3.8
5.4

151.8
125.1
125.4
129.5
104.9
101.8

1,005.5
1,032.7
984.3
954.2
886.8
825.9

346.6
328.1
316.9
327.3
301.4
273.3

468.3
456.6
496.3
491.6
433.2
404.6

517.4
500.0
451.1
402.2
384.9
310.6

774.4
784.8
773.2
704.2
572.0
513.6

396.8
390.5
372.5
315.1
248.1
225.9

224.9
232.7
233.0
235.7
203.0
186.0

152.7
161.7
167.7
153.3
121.0
101.7

79.8
81.6
72.8
64.0
57.5
58.0

18.6
17.8
22.4
19.9
20.3
21.9

18.5
15.3
22.8
18.5
20.2
21.7

4.7
5.8
4.8
4.8
4.5
4.7

93.2

June::::::::::::::::

42.9
39.8
48.2
37.6
41.9
52.6

100.7
101.5
103.7
102.5
102.7

814.6
845.8
1,012.5
955.5
942.3
944.7

276.4
304.5
347.9
321.8
287.8
271.6

351.8
397.5
432.8
414.4
435.4
422.2

329.0
384.5
436.9
426.2
491.4
490.5

544.9
579.9
711.7
741.0
791.2
835.1

234.8
274.2
355.5
362.9
415.9
433.6

201.9
196.3
219.8
220.3
222.8
235.4

108.2
109.4
136.4
157.9
152.5
166.1

July
August
September
October
November
December

51.9
44.3
53.3
61.9
61.6
65.0

59.9
55.7
49.1
48.1
45.5
82.1

23.5
22.1
25.6
23.7
31.9
35.3

22.4
23.2
25.5
23.6
28.8
34.6

5.1
4.0
4.0
3.9
5.7
6.5

974.4
1,053.7
1,053.7
998.4
1,020.1
1,083.4

261.0
273.1
280.4
287.5
311.0
286.4

432.1
441.1
460.5
434.0
421.1
352.1

374.3
408.5
481.0
454.9
452.4
405.5

744.9
798.2
773.8
656.4
589.0
533.2

390.7
408.7
379.3
302.4
254.7
239.1

204.0
222.6
234.4
206.4
202.5
181.8

150.2
166.9
160.1
147.6
131.8
112.3

1961

1979:
January
February
March .
April
Mav
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
1980:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
1981:
January
February
March
April

May

1982:
January
February
March

76.9

10.1

17.4
16.6
20.0
10.2

5.6
7.8
10.1

91.3
98.3
95.5

89.7
91.8

101.1
107.0
93.4
91.3

Footnotes giving source of data and description of series appear in the section immediately following these tables.

Digitized for FRASER
http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

11

795.2

781.9

756.9
751.4

704.0
788.6

741.2
599.7

846.1
816.7

687.0
675.1

582.9
569.9

81.0
86.6

90.2

1984

BUSINESS STATISTICS: 1984
CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS—CHEMICALS
INORGANIC CHEMICALS
Production (Thousands of short tons) 1
YEAR AND MONTH

Aluminum
sulfate,
commercial (17%
AI203) 2

Chlorine

gas (100%
CI2)

Hydrochloric
acid

(100%
HCI)

Phospho-

rus,

elemen8

tal

Sodium
hydroxide

(100%

NaOH)

Sodium
silicate,
anhydrous 4

Sodium
tripoiyphosphate

Sodium
sulfate

(100%

Na2S04) 5

(100%

Titanium
dioxide,
compos-

ite and
pure

NfcPaO.o)

Sulfur, nativ
and rec overed
(Thousands of metric
tons ) 6

(100%

Production

Ti02)

1961
1962
1963
1964
1965

890
917
948
1,011
1,063

4,601
5,143
5,464
5,945

9

6,517

911
1,052
1 ,054
1,237
1,370

431
452
488
504
555

4,914
5,486
9

9
9

5,814
6,389

6,831

5,207

4,836
4,295
3,480

6,693
7,634
8,869

4,663

922
1,103
1,202
1,626
1,947

1,445
1,364
1,483
1,475
1,373

1,001
1,048
1,177
1,215
1,208

594
589
624
664
655

8,374

2,747

5,117

2,106

8,415

1,985

8,960
8,706
8,676

2,697
3,392
3,890

10,605
12,194
12,120
12,769
13,824

6,005
5,737

2,079
2,002

9

5,891

1,916
1,894

9

4,186
3,857
3,990
4,020
5,208

14,538
15,169
15,208
15,733
16,419

6,635
6,863
7,235
7,542
7,088

5,652
5,557
5,345
4,239
3,094

16,716
17,765
17,119
18,634
19,653

7,186
7,177
7,210

10,141

1971
1972
1973
1974
1975

,127
,188
,227
,252
1,141

9,352
9,854
10,402
10,753

9,167

2,099
2,359
2,534
2,470
2,009

545
541
526
524
450

9,667
10,216
10,734
11,189
9,635

636
661
723
770
724

1,356
1,327
1,437
1,348
1,227

1,040
1,033
967
903
770

678
693
785
787
603

8,759
9,388
10,182
10,702
10,344

1,202
1,255
1,309
1,315
1,286

10,378
10,573
11,052
12,291
11,421

2,542
2,668
2,793
3,090
2,888

437
430
441
460
432

10,516

747
760
829
813
786

1,232
1,199
1,174
1,121
1,139

724
717
739
9
758
789

713
687
701
742
727

9,553
9,539

9

1976
1977
1978
1979
1980

9

1 1 ,000
11,309
12,759

1 1 ,606

9

9,710
10,427
10,463

771
664
728
750

1,111
864
914
872

696
651
669
673

761
"660
760
799

10,607
9,407

921
907
950
962
960
943

53
60
72
73
58
76

89
93
95
95
97
93

56
57
61
62
60
67

59
61
64
69
71
69

34
37
35
38
32
30

891
870
859
824
765
769

65
61
72
64
60
57

94
93
92
90
86
94

57
58
54
57
51
54

207
224
247
215
211
221

30
27
34
33
31
31

777
781
815
852
821
799

49
65
64
65
52
55

79
81
78
72
70
70

787
701
687
759
737
711

195
196
180
190
186
179

31
26
29
31
30
28

808
743
708
781
765
735

45
55
54
57
61
42

June

77
83
99
83
97
104

779
752
804
802
840
798

190
203
207
176
185
208

30
27
32
30
31
30

808
774
824
834
865
801

July
August
September
October
November
December

84
112
98
83
88
96

864
875
854
853
849
795

203
216
221
211
208
191

27
30
32
34
33
30

98
90
98
84
106
91

849
866
922
964
947
941

257
245
254
277
229
240

95
97
81
85
78
77

892
878
904
832
847
882

236
242
237
213
210
227

9,864
10,724

2,574
2,450
2,420
2,866

426
361
366
383

10,621
9,385
10,039

June

99
97
101
110
106
105

904
922
951
978
966
956

254
220
228
221
221
232

36
34
38
38
39
36

July
August
September
October
November
December

122
104
128
114
100
108

910
891
868
853
780
785

233
213
193
183
182
194

June

85
99
115
92
89
108

771
789
819
832
797
785

July
August
September
October
November
December

92
108
97
82
93
94

1981
1982
1983
1984

1,294
1,154
1,103
1,079

10,763

9,176

Nitric
acid
(100%
HNO3)

4,891
5,013

623
613
633
657
628

9

um

6,344
5,978
5,922
6,350
7,449

566
587
613
9
623
597

9

sulfate 8

503
523
519
559
577

1,521
1,630
1,748
1,911
2,014
9

Ammoni-

756
770
818
886
923

7,204
7,680
8,444
9,376
9,764

9

um

nitrate
original
solution 7

1,135
1,194
1,233
1,316
1,404

1,121
1,101
,179
,253
,191

9,917

AmmoniAmmonia,
synthetic
anhydrous

525
553
551
565
588

1966
1967
1968
1969
1970

7,596
8,398
8,868

Stocks
(producers'), end
of period

INORGANIC FERTILIZER MATERIALSPRODUCTION (Thousands of short tons) >

5,810
9

9
9

3,235
3,406
3,993

4,581

6,456

8,293

1,821
1,858
1,987
9
2,1 20
2,106
9

10

3,380
3,370
4,242
4,732
4,898

5,514
9

6,463
6,992
7,223
7,603
7,638

7,981
8,398

8,120
7,527

2,010

7,791

2,264
2,449
2,363

8,916

7,987
7,934

9,127

10

2,136

9,232

8,861
7,091

10

2,185
1,769
1,956
2,061

9,093
7,390
6,968

2,434

19,045
15,081
14,072
16,192

6,240
7,005

905
831
883
852
893
889

3,066
3,037
2,965
2,922
2,904
2,869

1,664
1,534
1,732
1,697
1,632
1,582

844
742
846
784
747
656

(12)
218
228
201
186

836
769
880
808
765
699

62
58
66
66
59
56

930
929
866
847
856
858

2,977
3,092
3,255
3,287

1,545
1,511
1,537
1,548
1,491
1,570

678
622
689
750
729
774

203
173
152
(12)
157
(12>

719
661
721
747
732
756

54
58
59
50
55
57

1145
60
69
57
55
53

794
729
821
768
738
698

3,710

4,262

1,386
1,320
1,458
1,525
1,551
1,383

682
658
785
678
642
554

132
155
156
165
156
153

664
674
801
697
646
570

68
71
68
70
65
72

42
55
52
58
57
54

55
54
60
53
56
52

697
696
662
653
668
673

4,299
4,270
4,297
4,228
4,266
4,202

1,229
1,197
1,220
1,191
1,160
1,181

474
498
499
541
546
534

159
147
143
146
127
129

510
529
543
592
598
565

47
50
61
57
74
65

74
78
113
101
75
60

62
48
53
51
50
53

49
61
62
69
60
66

649
582
677
645
672
646

4,140
4,021

1,150
1,095
1,299
1,215
1,173
1,040

558
532
610
572
548
477

122
128
168
162
179
164

595
562
673
615
592
521

878
867
872
863
856
798

57
58
76
76
52
56

61
70
73
70
72
65

60
62
56
59
61
55

62
63
69
68
64
68

678
685
690
714
737
761

1,005
1,127
1,169
1,249
1,271
1,279

396
369
435
569
611
563

173
163
170
186
178
162

477
452
552
652
664
613

31
30
33
29
35
35

882
905
947
1,010
980
981

59
85
80
55
65
65

66
72
74
75
76
80

53
57
61
55
58
54

60
65
71
66
65
74

741
729
785
776
766
758

3,172
3,141
3,139
3,115

1,279
1,326
1,443
1,439
1,405
1,247

592
597
631
618
611
565

163
176
180
165
182
169

638
683
718
680
728
689

32
27
32
31
33
35

931
919
940
901
888
938

50
61
57
62
60
52

70
72
75
70
76
67

48
60
52
65
58
53

66
62
72
63
73
62

777
779
787
817
826
860

2,782
2,605
2,525

1,169
1,306
1,288
1,370
1,436
1,484

562
508
551
590
578
602

153
164
177
189
177
166

660
600
649
654
660
681

1 1 ,224

8,614
8,156

3,634
4,202

3,218

8,041

1981:
January
February
March
April

May

....

3,421
3,634

(12)

1982:
January
February
March
April

May

...

3,756
3,835
3,973

4,219

1983:
January
February
March
April

May

1984:
January
February
March
April

May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

. .

Footnotes giving source of data and description of series appear in the section immediately following these tables.

Digitized for FRASER
http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

3,866
3,760
3,692

3,717
3,721
3,658
3,560
3,493
3,369

3,218

3,026
2,898

2,521
2,513
2,434

1984

BUSINESS STATISTICS: 1984
CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS—CHEMICALS—Con.
INORGANIC FERTILIZER MATERIALS
Production >

Superphosphate and other
phosphatic fertilizers 4

YEAR AND MONTH
Nitrogen
solutions
(100% N)

Phosphoric
acid (100%
P205) »

Sulfuric acid
(100%
H2S04) 3

Production

Stocks,
end of
period

Imports 6

Exports 6
Potash
sales
(K20) 5

Total 7

Nitrogenous
materials

Phosphate
materials

Potash
materials

Ammonium
nitrate

Ammonium
sulfate

Potassium
chloride

Sodium
nitrate

773
848
707
1 026
1 053

157
216
250
200
177

247
241
235
176
181

332
463
877
1 195
1 780

494
435
414
363
398

2382
2711
3557

Thousands of short tons

1961
1962
1963
1964
1965

813
891
1
107
9
1 143
1 112

1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

1981:
January
February
March
April
May
June

July
August
September
October
November
December
1982:
January
February
March
April
May
June

July
August
September
October
November
December
1983:
January
February
March
April
May
June

July
August
September
October
November
December
1984:
January
February
March
April
May
June

July
August
September
October
November
December

1 199
1,517
1 150
1,359
1 721
9
9
9
9

9

1 500
1 465
1 ,883
2 102
2,068

2,254
2447
2905
3,283
9
3 905
4596
5,066
5268
5,435
5,683
5,970
6712
6,927
7213
7,677

9

9

522
528
490
433
469

2,079
8
2 359
2 723
3088
3342

6,460
7223
7 512
9578
10810

375
801
661
799
1 196

8

14 219
1 5,294
18956
16,599
16,005

2303
1,629
2607
1,799
1,133

10018

1 1 ,025
13584
12,229
12543

1 000
1,119
1 303
1,233
966

154
177
227
233
326

160
168
131
138
218

3,829
4256

321
218
205
184
129

17,106
19612
20,128
9
20,1 56
19,614

1,050
1 123
1,044
914
1,397

13,431
14953
14,895
15,361
13,789

1,033
1 353
1,579
1 415
1,419

374
378
338
369
245

229
264
299
258
219

4549
4855
5,899
7 146
6,132

203
111
69
150
139

1 670
1,650
1,827
1,576
1,815

312
361
404
277
247

566
327
326
245
289

7475
8,229
8390
9,275
8,907

103
157
142
116
158

28385
28,815
28544
29,537
29,525

4450
4,695
4 149
9
4,292
4,596

624
658
535
454
484

29,035
31 184
31 ,949
34 177
32,360

9

4,992
5482
5,578
5,367
5,573

389
433
332
377
569

5,026
4913
5,902
6,334
5,079

5824
6,699
7,176
7,662
8,339

469
573
500
366
372

9
6 160
10
6,309
10
6,833
10

2 348
2,321
2773

7949
8,745
9,637
10,318
10,848

3,099
2786
2,198
3,345

9,958
8,253
9,767
11,111

40,742
33,233
37,459
41,802

264
239
286
283
282
255

873
877
945
966
931
922

3,800
3,564
3,940
3,928
3,760
3,553

273
250
265
246
219
237

854
679
746
763
693
710

3,379
2,880
3,112
3,080
2,863
2,884

206
213
269
258
284
243

638
651
725
642
620
652

226
240
226
199
221
202

2 117
2,468

2,744
2823
3231
3482
3834

17,848
19701
20 936
22924
24851

34 878
38,337
41,314
43,204
44,157
13

13

3 991
4,034
4 171
4,794
4,603

7,640
6,950

18,324
23,108

28,043
29,445

1
*
12

1,239
1,169
2,622
3,176
3,668

7 145
8 104

9

11

12351
16,741
16,741
17,919
17,524

11

1,068
892
844
1,179

6,478
5,186
6,273
6,195

22,391
20,337
22,832
24,703

2,834
2,645
1,982
2,313

13,308
1 1 ,997
14,837
13,680

1,203
1,218
804
1,044

264
262
347
532

327
319
285
363

8,601
7 154
7,875
8,639

159
131
97
122

1,113
1,348
1,424
1,383
1,350
1,426

371
556
651
687
439
514

2,261
1,803
1,864
1,859
2,015
1,949

309
258
226
245
259
227

1,362
1,125
1,225
1,184
1,175
1,076

109
75
94
114
97
110

20
18
31
45
19
16

42
13
46
28
46
10

681
681
876
806
598
651

0
13
25
35
16
12

1,436
1,092
1,158
1,261
1,112
1,076

1,572
1,332
1,223
1,177
1,376
1,068

513
806
378
399
550
614

2,184
1,659
1,872
1,512
1,579
1,834

333
124
220
167
221
246

1,143
979
1,029
880
982
1,148

116
103
90
93
101
100

14
16
15
26
26
17

16
29
17
10
12
58

623
948

10
0

786
655
577

16
26
6

719

0

2,794
2,773
2,976
2,754
2,544
2,532

1,128
1,213
1,240
983
857
967

1,197
1,306
1,317
1,200
929
917

416
396
417
618
552
375

1,497
1,637
2,028
1,582
1,736
1,811

243
212
271
259
244
251

860
1,135
1,309
992
1,022
911

62
30
106
37
109
142

21
16
18
33
51
29

20
24
34
51
23
30

670
552

12
0

582
722
664
483

21
9
22
19

673
735
725
111
661
755

2,624
2,785
2,856
2,989
2,801
2,806

1,065
1,184
1,230
1,258
966
1,048

998
926
909
881
883
892

340
517
389
358
313
495

1,872
1 734
1,756
1,580
1,912
1,193

317
148
229
207
139
125

933
979
1,013
982
1,177
684

146
139
158
64
172
55

19
16
16
17
15
12

20
5
25
33
28
25

599
643
504
661

180
175
216
209
211
152

735
792
905
879
740
638

2,866
3,054
3,395
3,218
2,974
2,641

1,223
1,240
1,478
1 402
1,237
1,086

818
773
688
820
1,069
1,023

431
383
543
458
627
474

2,504
1,755
1,937
1 933
1,568
1,983

122
131
182
219
161
247

1,714
1,124
1,289
1,258
1,122
1,127

125
27
63
48
33
93

26
16
34
44
39
12

54
13
35
33
18
16

674

122
165
178
197
208
185

718
785
817
907
916
934

2,748
2,943
3,136
3,365
3,468
3,650

1,125
1,251
1,329
1,439
1,501
1,463

1,017
812
658
582
641
844

326
597
691
638
646
457

1,787
1,892
2,113
1,815
1,894
1,651

148
134
167
157
178
137

1,194
1,126
1,444
1,206
1,185
1,051

48
97
93
44
54
78

22
15
38
28
46
26

4
29
11
17
14
40

396
717

7
8

629
840
710
742

3
6
0
4

217
237
266
244
417
275

856
856
963
914
912
876

3,308
3,356
3,656
3,564
3,502
3,423

1,388
1,455
1,531
1,422
1,425
1,326

867
964
985
947
845
953

566
510
414
538
656
365

2,344
1,553
2,096
2,017
2,296
2,306

186
45
150
383
157
236

1,432
899
1,398
1,091
1,275
1,305

92
79
71
54
68
161

34
53
66
57
87
21

60
19
41
84
25
10

706
790

21
24

955
897
798
381

0
12
9
15

308
277
277
315
264
248

869
954
958
996
979
978

3,409
3,583
3,445
3,601
3,364
3,590

1,428
1,506
1,488
1,513
1,469
1,412

812
821
840
914
1,243
1,179

297
836
624
426
374
598

2,342
2,425
2,118
1,789
1,859
1,557

239
163
180
120
235
220

1,115
1,375
1,183
1,062
869
676

85
129
60
69
73
102

19
48
62
32
22
31

17
36
26
13
18
15

409
966

16,903
13,139
15,774
17,363

13

1,659
1,553
1,717
1,693
1,632
1,514

13

Footnotes giving source of data and description of series appear in the section immediately following these tables.

Digitized for FRASER
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9

11
26,247
12

5,147
5379
5 861

489

5
18

(14)

0
9

15

584

461
860
765
679
403

876
745
424
692

0
(14)

9
23
16
22

13
11
(14)

14

(14)

4

1984

90

BUSINESS STATISTICS: 1984
CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS—CHEMICALS AND ALCOHOL
INDUSTRIAL GASES— PRODUCTION (Millions of cubic feet) '

YEAR AND MONTH

Acetylene 2

Hydrogenhigh and3low
purity

9

9

9

9

212,751
225,191
247,995
275,962
329,729

168,040
193,540
227,160
243,316
252,368

82,100
84,759
90,470
106,456
106,562

320.1

396.3
432.0

34.1
30.4
30.9
37.3
35.2

114.7
108.8
106.0
118.3
103.4

121.6
137.0
179.4
167.4
161.4

3,712.6
3,707.1
4,304.6
4,397.8
4,426.9

365.6
353.8
347.0
322.4

319,171
351,733
389,436
389,628
352,554

31.7
35.0
32.2
33.3
25.4

115.7
114.1
87.7
114.6
79.2

159.3

4,521.6
5,651.8
6,424.1
5,764.4
4,558.1

339.8
353.0

288,868
327,661
378,923
427,107
479,240

388,446
392,427
430,041
456,244
430,977

28.3
31.4
32.2
31.9
33.7

77.1
161.2
143.2
161.6
152.5

5,449.3
6,046.5
6,381.0
5,971.1
5,555.3

321.2

104,817
88,131
100,253
109,059

489,666
482,726
559,863
601,206

430,616
348,814
342,723
375,476

29.7
23.4
30.7
30.9

81.9
80.6
75.6
86.0

8,941
9,815

40,545
38,687
41,654
40,438
42,202
40,780

36,339
33,585
37,872
36,971
38,727
36,496

3.0
2.6
3.4
3.2
1.9
1.6

10.4
10.2
10.5
10.4
11.0
10.8

55,681
58,890
65,169
81,536
73,552

1981
1982.
1983
1984

5,172
3,824
3,737
4,855

Methanol—
synthetic,
CH3OH
(Millions of
gallons)

111.1

12,349

6,003
5,306
5,608
5,493

87.8
90.8
98.1
113.3

85%

Glycerinrefined, all
grades

307.2
343.5

1971
1972
1973
1974
1975

7,111

of

gallons 7)

Formaldehyde— 37%
HCHO

269.4
249.9
303.2

137,719
158,539
201,752
1l
64,821
59,654

1 976.
1977
1978
1979
1980

Acetylsalicylic
acid (aspirin)

Ethyl
acetate—

1,752.4
2,398.1
2,537.2
2,839.9
3,106.6

16,598
14,269
15,071
15,818
14,834

8,269
7,808
6,704

purity

Creosote
oil (Millions

102.3
101.9
117.5
117.7
114.0

1966
1967
1968
1969
1970

1 1 ,456

and low
5

22.7
27.2
28.4
28.2
29.1

11,618
13,239
14,730
15,964
16,659

9

Oxygen — high

78,553
102,749
128,544
158,387
182,114

1962
1963
1964
1965

1961

Nitrogenhigh and low
purity «

ORGANIC CHEMICALS— PRODUCTION (Millions of pounds, except as noted) 6

65,235
73,058
95,608
107,970

9
9
9

121, 635

26,266
40,206
50,885
57,294
72,479

89,946
103,933
118,731
132,691
151,191
13

9

12

10

222.0

221.5
197.6
171.2
215.6
217.8
181.9
262.4
233.6

277.1

353.2

336.1

359.1
348.7
264.4

286.0
290.5
297.8

314.8

351.6

492.3

516.9
574.9
633.4
742.7

ETHYL ALCOHOL AND
SPIRITS (Millions
of tax
gallons) 8
Phthalic
anhydride

Production

Stocks,

end of
period

684.5

141.1
156.8
177.3
192.9

710.1

200.5

379.8
427.4
458.6
555.5
608.3

625.8
629.0

675.2
727.5
743.8
760.0
734.0

659.6

204.0

685.1
708.1

218.4
189.2
179.7
164.0

691.9

737.7
630.5

745.5
974.6
1,063.9
1 ,035.9
779.6

794.4
933.0
1,022.6
702.2

526.4

132.8
76.9
100.9
100.6
106.1

940.1
971.8

902.4
926.0
978.0
1,012.9

498.8
498.3
506.7
570.3
643.2

85.3
71.4
71.2
53.6
72.0

571.2
601.1
631.2

83.3
95.0
78.6
132.5

970.4
1,109.5
1,077.3

552.9

621.3
692.1
618.2

977.1

818.2

5,720.7
4,816.5
5,464.9
5,712.2

299.1
229.5
265.4
302.7

1,291.7
1,137.7
1,202.1
1 ,247.0

21.8
20.8
23.1
27.2
22.2
20.6

452.8
506.8

25.9
20.7
25.3
27.1
25.7
27.0

109.7
99.7
97.1
114.5
100.5
108.2

68.6
53.0
96.0
84.7
87.1
81.4

49.2
44.3
49.3
51.0
44.0
42.2

78.3
64.8
73.7
71.0
76.2
67.5

112.5
84.6
99.5
104.7
107.7
121.5

60.6
72.5
80.3
49.3
48.4
57.1

45.1
55.8
53.1
44.0
47.8
45.4

72.5
75.4
78.7
71.8
78.2
83.3

235.4

213.0
193.5

869.5
684.4
838.3
869.4

9

698.5

1981:

June

507
432
464
431
417
408

9,027
8,754

July
August
September
October
November
December

408
369
448
413
404
471

8,809
7,844
9,068
8,578
7,903
8,306

41,293

36,966
35,000
35,728
37,315
33,397
32,220

1.8
2.8
2.9
2.4
2.1
1.8

8.7
8.2
10.2
9.9
8.8
8.8

24.2
22.7
20.9
26.0
24.8
18.2

461.2

41,615
41,933
39,598
39,628

435.8
376.5

25.3
24.2
29.8
28.7
22.7
16.7

6,925

40,793
38,245
41,600
39,062
39,078
40,767

30,996
30,575
34,438
30,757
30,005
29,892

2.1
2.4
2.7
2.2
2.0
1.4

5.2
6.4
8.2

June

306
388
521
448
295
292

13.7
11.0
24.8
24.0
24.3
19.9

375.0
379.0
398.4
443.8
402.3
368.2

17.5
18.6
20.4
22.8
19.2
18.7

93.0
85.8
109.8
110.9
95.6
104.2

53.8
42.1
75.6
64.7
68.5
53.7

42.9
39.8
48.2
37.6
41.9
52.6

79.8
81.6
72.8
64.0
57.6
58.0

July
August
September
October
November
December

242
266
281
265
261
259

7,469
7,235
7,030
7,743

40,994
42,137
40,122
40,884
39,119
39,925

29,276
27,984
26,507
26,728
26,391
25,265

1.6
1.7

19.7
18.8
19.2
12.9
10.3
18.7

334.7

2.0

5.3
5.7
6.6
4.3

20.4
16.4
18.7
21.5
21.5
13.8

97.4
76.7
77.3
94.3
83.2
97.1

57.2
48.0
69.0
54.4
58.7
48.0

51.9
44.3
53.3
61.9
61.7
65.0

59.9
55.7
49.1
48.0
45.6
95.0

43,297
41,531
45,373
45,075
46,564
43,941

27,254
27,487
28,827
28,437
28,446
27,797

2.7
2.4
2.7
2.7
2.4
2.2

4.5
5.6
5.6
6.2
6.8
7.9

21.2
20.3
27.7
10.6
15.0
15.2

23.7
22.9
22.1
16.4
21.1
26.1

88.7
75.3
76.3
90.4
93.4
91.8

57.7
60.6
72.7
71.7
69.7
80.3

60.9
58.6
59.4
46.1
56.6
60.2

77.8
70.6
70.5
58.9
59.6
54.8

29,223
29,196
29,552
29,428
29,284
27,792

2.5
2.4
1.9
3.2
2.6
2.2

5.7
6.8
6.6
6.9
6.1
7.7

14.2
15.0
15.6
15.1
16.7
16.3

415.0

19.9
20.2
23.4
24.6
24.1
20.9

97.5
77.9
94.0
74.7
80.1
60.3

69.5
63.5
64.1
59.9
58.9
70.1

63.8
56.9
59.2
55.6
53.9
47.2

60.6
43.3
49.9
57.0
71.5
78.6

26.2
25.4
27.0
26.2
20.6
25.0

86.6
119.1
104.5
103.5
105.6
118.2

73.3
70.1
77.5
66.7
82.4
79.6

49.3
45.9
54.1
58.2
50.9
49.7

73.5
57.0
82.0
82.7
97.5
85.3

24.9
24.2
24.1
26.7
30.2
22.2

105.1
94.5
101.3
95.3
95.5
92,2

60.4
77.6
82.6
65.3
57.1
62.9

48.4
48.3
51.8
60.5
50.4
63.7

80.5
72.3
74.2
99.8
101.1
132.5

January
February
March
April

May

..

8,858

8,914

41 ,293

531.9
576.5
537.0
504.2

593.0
494.7

483.1

1982:
January
February
March
April

May

7,413
7,605

7,310
7,586
7,350

6,910
7,555

8.5

391.3
394.6
427.5
382.4
307.0

1983:
7,817

409.7

June

268
258
281
300
352
286

July
August
September
October
November
December

281
336
337
330
356
352

8,402
7,649
7,887
9,746
9,078

9,314

49,192
50,048
47,814
48,856
48,407
49,765

9,440
8,909
9,084
9,067
10,861
9,423

49,378
47,450
51,455
48,301
50,442
48,799

31,002
31,698
34,617
36,628
32,251
31,492

2.6
2.7
2.8
2.9
2.6
2.8

6.0
7.2
7.3
6.8
7.8

15.6
16.3
14.6
14.7
15.1
14.9

422.1

June

337
394
482
402
460
441

July
August
September
October
November
December

449
371
377
347
401
394

9,102

49,032
49,208
49,418
52,791
52,885
52,047

31,459
30,003
28,320
30,196
29,134
28,676

2.8
1.9
3.3
2.8
1.7
2.1

6.2
6.1
8.5
7.2
7.2

16.1
14.9
16.1
16.8
14.4
16.8

470.0
460.4

January
February
March ..
April

May

8,045
7,984

8,135
8,058

8,138

417.8
470.2
490.5

461.5
442.9

437.3
462.6
498.8

453.1
462.6

1984:
January
February
March
April

May

8,698
8,300
8,383
7,862
9,930

Footnotes giving source of data and description of series appear in the section immediately following these tables.

Digitized for FRASER
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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

469.0
500.0

518.7
506.1
472.6

510.0
491.6
444.4
449.8

1984

BUSINESS STATISTICS: 1984

91

CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS—ALCOHOL, PLASTICS MATERIALS, MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS
DENATURED ALCOHOL (Millions of wine
gallons) '
Consumption
(withdrawals)

YEAR AND MONTH

OR QUARTER

1961

1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970

..

Production

Total

280.4
274.4
287.2
296.8

280.7
275.6
288.3
296.7

315.9

315.2

307.3

310.0

300.1
303.5
318.4
276.9

298.6
305.6

234.1

234.6
246.6
253.7
254.9

pounds) 2

Stocks,

For fuel

use

318.8
276.2

end of
period

Phenolic

resins 3

Polyethylene

and

copolymers *

553.5
662.3
878.2
1,089.9
1 ,030.9

2,384.5
2,391.1
2,895.7
3,343.4
3,549.7

2,670.0
2,671.9
3,215.1
3,032.1
3,756.4

1,753.1
1 ,708.5
1,581.7
1,924.8
2,046.5

2,364.4
2,348.2
2,586.8
2,776.7
2,737.1

1,180.9
1,440.5
1,647.9
1,598.4
1 ,274.9

6,381.3
7,656.2
8,581.8
8,826.4
7,482.7

1,339.4
1 ,730.9
2,164.6
2,248.7
1,903.4

3,990.4
4,890.2
5,156.0
5,059.6
3,877.3

4,102.8
4,322.0
4,594.3
4,744.0
3,694.6

2,120.0
2,108.7
2,083.7
2,152.6
2,325.7

2,830.9
3,009.2
3,133.1
3,672.3
4,026.6

1,305.3
1,797.1
1 ,926.0
1,778.6
1 ,744.9

8,774.7
10,100.1
11,359.4
12,408.4
11,719.9

2,551.0
2,705.8
3,055.3
3,823.9
3,699.0

4,742.9
5,203.0
5,988.6
6,326.9
5,540.1

4,544.8
5,267.3
5,878.0
6,211.4
5,485.4

2,543.0
2,675.1
2,821.1
2,987.1
3,000.4

4,719.6
4,919.0
5,298.7
6,002.0
6,497.5

2,653.3
2,812.5

2,307.1
2,445.5

1,041.5
1,239.4

1,688.0
1,397.7
1 ,459.6
1,470.5

12,603.6
12,548.0
14,045.3
14,621.9

4,007.8
3,515.0
4,456.9
4,960.7

5,915.2
5,608.6
6,254.0
5,861.4

5,618.4
5,397.2
6,256.1
6,957.6

3,003.6
2,514.9
2,229.3
2,619.7

7,155.3
7,047.4
7,843.8
8,873.2

3,065.6
3,093.3
3,321.3
3,475.9

2,763.5
2,492.9
2,907.4
3,496.4

1,326.2
1,461.2
1,615.1
1,900.9

350.2

449.6
448.5
583.9

444.6
476.5
554.3

482.8

741.2

501.0

192.5

1 ,070.7
942.2
1,116.6
1 ,063.3
1 ,058.4
1,001.2

551.0
552.5
552.2

599.7

183.6
201.8
263.8
290.4
298.1
329.0

210.9
215.9
252.0
250.7
242.7
263.7

109.9
119.5
114.0
129.1

1,005.5
1 ,032.7
984.3
954.2
886.8
825.9

346.6

305.8
300.5
286.4

227.0
234.9
235.2
237.9
204.9

276.4
304.5
347.9

41.9
65.8

415.1

227.1
277.9
356.7
408.2

23.1
18.7
17.4
19.5
18.0
23.4

25.5
18.5
17.8
18.9
17.9
23.3

.6
.8
.5
.6
.6
.4

7.5
8.3
6.7
6.3
5.3
4.3

17.2
18.0
18.8
20.7
17.3
18.6

16.9
17.6
18.8
19.1
16.4
16.4

.4
.3
.3
.4
.3
.5

4.4
3.9
3.4
3.3
3.8
5.4

151.8
125.1
125.4
129.5
104.9
101.8

18.6
17.8
22.4
19.7
20.3
21.9

18.5
15.3
22.8
19.1
20.2
21.7

.7
.7
.6
.8
.6
1.1

4.7
5.8
4.8
4.9
4.5
4.7

93.2

814.6

100.7
101.5
103.7
102.5
102.7

845.8
1,012.5
955.5
942.3
944.7

23.5
22.7
25.6
23.7
32.8
35.8

22.4
23.9
25.5
23.6
29.5
35.2

2.6
5.6
5.2
5.1
8.9
9.8

5.1
4.3
4.1
3.9
5.8
6.6

89.7
91.8

35.1
36.5
30.0
28.3
33.7
30.9

34.5
29.7
23.5
30.7
36.7
32.5

9.5
9.8
1.4
5.6
8.4
.3

31.2
27.6
23.2
26.3
27.7
23.8

32.0
32.5
24.4
29.3
24.3
26.6

6.5
6.7
2.9
4.7
3.5
6.5

29.1
34.1
31.8
28.2
36.5
34.9

29.3
28.9
32.9
30.9
37.7
37.4

6.9
7.1
4.2
9.0

31.4
29.4
28.2
44.8
39.1
47.6

27.1
26.9
29.8
38.7
44.1
44.6

July
August
September
October
November
December

1984:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
Auciust
September
October
November
December

13.8
11.2

3.8
5.0
4.5
10.1
16.2
18.7

10.1

5.4
6.6
6.6
24.5

156.5
173.8
237.0
238.5
225.6

318,6
332.4
335.6
357.4
347.3
328.1
316.9
327.3
301.4
273.3

490.2
498.9
468.3
456.6
496.3

491.6
433.2
404.6

10

517.4
500.0
451.1
402.2
384.9
310.6

512.9

846.1
816.7

329.0
384.5
436.9
426.2

271.6
261.0
273.1
280.4
287.5
311.0
286.4

432.1
441,1
460.5
434.0
421.1
352.1

374.3
408.5

93.4
91.3

974.4
1,053.7
1,053.7
998.4
1,020.1
1,083.4

101.9
104.5
115.0
112.2
112.6
119.7

1,092.9
1,050.3
1,137.1
1,139.1
1,157.0
1,143.3

351.3
351.5
345.8
337.8
363.0
386.3

405.8
432.2
489.6
459.5
463.3
469.4

392.6
452.0
543.5

487.5

478.1
513.2
535.3

537.5

105.1
124.7
123.0
132.8
118.0
137.4

1,188.8
1,136.7
1,208.1
1,257.1
1,194.4
1,088.6

376.1
353.1
409.9
407.8
388.9
366.2

433.7
432.3
464.4
492.7
495.9
445.6

492.7
454.8
487.5
483.8

441.1
354.9

614.6

11.3
18.3
15.6
15.1
18.5
11.5

123.2
128.5
132.7
132.4
123.9
124.8

1,194.2
1,194.1
1,321.5
1,240.3
1,308.2
1 ,224.2

388.1
413.4
439.4
378.0
395.8
407.8

473.9
498.4
530.2
522.8
527.0

498.8
576.8
663.4

668.8

636.1
560.4
525.6

622.3

15.1
12.5
10.9
16.4
15.7
24.5

109.3
118.3
120.0
130.5
115.6
112.3

1,217.3
1,164.1
1,230.6
1,233.1
1,231.2
1,049.2

361.4
501.6
500.5
454.7
397.4
413.2

474.9
487.0
520.2

7.4
15.5
19.2
11.9

7.5
5.4
4.6
8.4
6.3
7.5
10.3

6.6

101.1
107.0

321.8
287.8

509.1

501.3
447.3
458.8

491.4
490.5

481.0
454.9
452.4
405.5

457.1
554.6
544.6
586.0
596.5
636.2

625.7
660.7
654.8

721.8
652.4

351.8
397.5
432.8
414.4
435.4
422.2

Footnotes giving source of data and description of series appear in the section immediately following these tables.

Digitized for FRASER
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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Special
purpose
coatings

3,558.0
3,798.6
4,567.7
5,489.9
5,844.1

230.7
284.9
354.4

*

(OEM)

1,046.7
983.4
1 ,096.8
1,181.2
1,185.9

1981
1982
1983
1984

1983:
January
February
March
April
May
June ..

Product
coatings

3.5
4.9
2.7
2.4
3.0

14.5

July
August
September
October
November
December

Architectural coatings

1,749.5
1,832.8
1,889.6
2,002.2
2,169.3

281.5

1982:
January
February
March
April
May ..
June

Total

989.1
1,108.8
1,206.7
1,281.6
1,459.4

301.2

July
August
September
October
November
December

and

1,260.1
1,566.4
1,760.3
2,066.8
2,312.3

3.2
2.6
2.7
4.1

1981:
January
February
March
April
May
June

copolymers 7

and

1,145.4
1,274.4
1,494.1
1,728.9
2,033.1

207.1

110.5

copoly-6
mers

196.9
270.2
374.1

225.6
224.6
228.8
260.9

5.7

Polystyrene

Paints, varnish, and lacquer, 9shipments (Millions of
dollars)

1,606.3
2,016.2
2,269.9
2,613.4
3,047.4

225.3
223.8
227.7
260.7

245.9
253.5
254.8
207.3

ene

Explosives
(industrial)
shipments
(Millions of
pounds) 8

665.1
690.0
740.5
832.5
921.8

1976
1977
1978
1979
1980

...

Polypropyl5

Polyvinyl
chloride

5.2
3.2
3.3
3.4
5.4

2.9
2.1
2.5
2.8
2.7

1971
1972
1973
1974
1975

MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS

PLASTICS AND RESIN MATERIALS, PRODUCTION (Millions of

687.0

675.1

582.9
569.9

661.8
652.6
599.7
489.7
440.4

669.7

619.0

94.3
79.3

103.2
100.8
123.1
139.4
131.0
148.5
133.2
142.6
131.1
118.2
102.9

194.1

509.1
616.1
633.4
664.3
736.0

220.6
280.4
277.9

312.2
351.4

189.7
187.6
212.6
216.0
221.0
236.1

631.6
671.5
653.8
545.2
479.8
419.7

294.0
305.4
288.7
224.3

204.4
223.4
234.0
202.7

182.8
161.4

194.1
171.1

495.2
522.7

199.9
221.5
296.0
298.8
328.4
392,7

239.8
246.3

661.2
681.9
733.9
814.2

190.5
196.4
261.1
271.4

317.0
339.1
297.4
252.8
200.8
176.9

236.5
263.3
266.3
267.7

628.7
676.7
764.2
758.2
843.4
844.0

222.5
256.3
308.7

278.5

789.4

333.8

838.1
749.7
771.0
638.5
571.3

347.1
286.1
280.4
213.8
190.8

719.5
662.2
585.0
510.2

311.1
359.8
365.6

119.6
126.4
131.0
119.6

187.7

486.9

697.6
760.2
589.8

242.1
190.5
173.4

88.3
95.2

250.1
218.0

277.1
307.9
290.5
305.1
298.9
284.8
304.8
296.2

319.9
279.4
253.3

87.2

104.7
104.8
125.4
136.8
144.5
150.1
144.1
157.7
155.8
141.8
134.1
115.3
127.7
143.3
147.6
156.6
178.5
179.6
170.8
186.2
167.3
170.7
145.3
127.2

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