Incorporating: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Nevada and Washington.
The West Coast boast an extensively sophisticated industrial gas market, and features operations from all of the tier one industrial gas companies, with the exception of Messer, who divested its US business to Air Liquide in 2004.
Between, 2005 and 2015, the West Coast’s economy grew by an average of 3.4% p.a., amounting to almost $3.4 trillion in 2015. California alone, if it were ranked against the world’s largest economies, would be the 8th largest economy in the world. Of course, GDP declined during the worst period of the recession, by -3.5% in 2009. The recession was short lived in the region, a recovery did ensue a year later and the economy has posted positive growth since.
Report Data: 2017
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