BRIEF-German chemicals assn VCI sees 2017 industry sales up 1.5 pct

Thu Mar 9, 2017 10:48am GMT
 

March 9 (Reuters) - German chemicals association VCI:

* German chemicals assn vci says q4 2016 industry sales unchanged year-on-year, q4 output volume +1.4 percent, domestic producer prices -0.7 percent

* German chemicals assn vci says q4 domestic revenues -1.6 percent, q4 revenues abroad +1.0 percent

* German chemicals assn vci says expects 2017 industry sales +1.5 percent, output volume +0.5 percent, domestic producer prices +1.0 percent

* German chemicals assn vci says prices of petrochemicals rebounding in q1, aromatics in particular

* German chemicals assn vci sees uncertainty due to new u.s. Trade policy, concerns about stability in europe and prospect of hard brexit

* German chemicals assn vci says among positive signals, european economy has proven resilient to last year's shocks Further company coverage: (Frankfurt Newsroom)

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