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Mr. Semesnyei is a Senior Economist within the IHS Pricing and Purchasing Service.
He provides analyst coverage for the global chemicals and plastics industries, with a particular focus on ethylene, propylene, polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, and PVC.
In addition to chemicals and plastics, his background includes analysis in other commodity areas such as nonferrous metals, as well as work in local and regional economic development.
Ted holds a Master of Public Management degree from the University of Maryland and an undergraduate degree in economics.
Chris Williamson is Chief Business Economist at IHS Markit. He joined the company in 2008 following the acquisition of NTC Economics, a provider of global macro-economic indicators. He has 24 years of experience as a professional economist.
As chief economist, Chris is regularly quoted in the international business press, is frequently interviewed on business and mainstream television and radio and speaks at conferences on world-wide economic issues. Chris also sits on a number of economic advisory panels.
Chris has played a major role in the company’s development as a world-leading provider of business surveys and economic indicators, including the founding of the firm’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) series. The PMI business now encompasses all major economies and the surveys are commonly cited as some of the most important sources of economic information available to central banks, financial markets and business decision makers.
Chris studied economics at the University of Nottingham and Economic Development at the University of Manchester.
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