After completing the acquisition of Rohm and Haas despite a failed financing deal with Kuwaiti investors, Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris is optimistic that the crisis is over, although he remains aware "that the economy is still very tenuous." In a recent interview, Liveris said the company is pushing to get 80% of its revenues from specialty chemical products in the next few years and is planning to sell at least $2 billion worth of assets this year.

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