|Shale gas: Still a boon to US manufacturing?
US shale gas development is maturing swiftly and its momentous growth is not only changing the country’s energy mix, and affecting energy markets globally. It’s also giving US manufacturing a boost through significant cost savings and job creation.
|Chemical compounds: Q3 2014
Chemicals M&A value in the quarter was the highest since the first quarter of 2011, and sector activity in 2014 is poised to show its highest annual value since at least 2010.
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|Assessing tax: 2014 tax rate benchmarking study for industrial products and automotive sectors
PwC’s annual issue of Assessing Tax provides a detailed analysis of tax rate metrics for 324 companies and highlights tax trends for aerospace and defense, automotive, chemicals, engineering and construction, industrial manufacturing and metals, and transportation and logistics companies. This issue includes a special report on the surge in international tax controversy.
|Using innovation to drive sustainable growth in the chemicals industry
Chemical company executives who responded to a PwC survey on innovation and growth said that innovation is an important part of their company culture, but less than two thirds said that they have a clearly defined innovation strategy.
|Global Economic Crime Survey: What's the economic crime picture in the chemicals industry?
Our Global Economic Crime Survey shows that cybercrime, risks from operating in high corruption markets are key concerns for the chemicals sector.
|Tax technology: Creating a strategic asset
How do manufacturing companies use technology in their tax functions? PwC and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) surveyed more than 100 companies to uncover leading practices and challenges in applying technology to the tax function.