"Covers global and domestic competition, marketing strategies, operating expenses, and environmental and safety regulations for chemical professionals at all levels. Contains up-to-date mergers and acquisitions of chemical companies."

Basic economics; accounting and financial statements; input-output analysis; products and companies of the CPI; specific chemical products; specific companies; general characteristics of the CPI; international aspects of the CPI; future prospects - threats and opportunities. Appendices: SIC codes for chemicals and allied products; chemical companies listed on the New York, American and Over-the-Counter exchanges.