The Company reported flat volume growth for the quarter, as a 5 percent decline in Western Europe offset volume growth in Asia Pacific (up 5 percent) and North America and Latin America (each up 1 percent). Excluding the Company’s Feedstocks and Energy segment, volume in North America increased 7 percent, reflecting improved demand conditions.Price was down 1 percent due largely to currency, while purchased feedstock and energy costs declined $413 million versus the same quarter last year. On a sequential basis, price was up 2 percent, outpacing increases of $218 million in purchased feedstock and energy costs.
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