Still planning for a slow-growth economy, Dow Chemical (DOW -2.7%) says it will shed businesses...

|About: Dow Chemical Co. (DOW)|By:, SA News Editor

Still planning for a slow-growth economy, Dow Chemical (DOW -2.7%) says it will shed businesses with ~$1B of annual revenue as part of efforts to retain its long-term financial targets, including its pledge to boost operating earnings to $10B in the "near term." On the plus side, China's manufacturing supply chain started to fire up again in recent weeks, CEO Andrew Liveris says.