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Chemicals Global Market Briefing provides strategists, marketers and senior
management with the critical information they need to assess the global
Reasons to Purchase
• Get up to date information available on the Chemicals market globally.
• Identify growth segments and opportunities.
• Facilitate decision making on the basis of historic and forecast data and
understand the drivers and restraints on the market.
• Develop strategies based on likely future developments.
• Gain a global perspective on the development of the market.
Chemicals Global Market Briefing Report from the Business Research Company
covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional
breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies for this
The market characteristics section of the report defines and explains the
The market size section gives the chemicals market revenues, covering both the
historic growth of the market and forecasting the future. Drivers and restraints
looks at the external factors supporting and controlling the growth of the
Market segmentations break down the key sub sectors which make up the market.
The regional breakdowns section gives the size of the market geographically.
Competitive landscape gives a description of the competitive nature of the
market, market shares, and a description of the leading companies. Key financial
deals which have shaped the market in the last three years are identified.
The trends and strategies section highlights the likely future developments in
the chemicals market and suggests approaches.
Petrochemicals, Plastic Material and Resin, General Chemical Product, Other
Basic Organic Chemical, Soap and Cleaning compound, Paint and Coating, Other
Basic Inorganic chemical, Fertilizer, Toilet preparation, Printing Ink,
Pesticide and Agricultural Chemicals, Industrial Gas, Adhesive, Synthetic Rubber
and Fibers, Synthetic Dye and Pigment.
BASF, Sinopec, Dow, Sabic, Ineos, Exxon Mobil, LyondellBasell Industries, Bayer,
Geographic scope: Americas, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa, Oceania.
Time series: Five years historic and forecast.
Data: Market value in $ billions.
Data segmentations: Regional breakdowns, market share of competitors, key sub
Sourcing and Referencing: Data and analysis throughout the report is sourced
using end notes.
The chemicals industry is one of the largest manufacturing industries in the
world. It manufactures a variety of chemicals products by processing raw
materials such as air, water, natural gas, oil, metals and minerals.
While many of the products from the industry, such as detergents, soaps and
perfumes, are purchased directly by the consumer, 70% of chemicals manufactured
are used by other industries, including other branches of the chemicals industry
itself, to make products.
Asia was the largest geographic market in the chemicals sector in 2015, worth X%
of the global market. China and India are the fast-growing chemicals markets in
this region. China accounts for more than half of Asia's chemicals sales. Other
than China and India, Japan and Singapore are the important markets in Asia. X%
of global chemicals sales in 2030 will be in Asia, according to current growth
patterns. The growth of the Asian economies, the lower cost of labor and the
concentration of manufacturing industries in these countries are the key reasons
for their dominance in the global market.
The Americas are the second largest geographic market in 2015 with X% of the
market. North America is the most important region in the Americas. The
chemicals industry is one of the USA’s largest manufacturing industries. It is
also one of the top exporting sectors of US manufacturing, accounting for X% of
global chemicals shipments .
Europe was the third largest geographic market in 2015 with X% of the market.
The European Union’s (EU) chemicals industry provides a significant contribution
to EU net exports. It is one of the region’s most international, competitive and
successful industries, connected to a wide range of processing and manufacturing
The global chemicals industry is going through a period of significant change,
with worldwide competition rising rapidly during the last decade. Total
chemicals sales in Asia are now almost double those of Europe. The sluggish
growth of the European chemicals market in the recent period is mainly because
of slow economic growth in general, the rising costs of raw materials and
increasing EU regulations, particularly in the areas of environmental
Chemicals Market Characteristics 5
Chemicals Market Historic Growth 7
Drivers of the Market 7
Restraints on the Market 8
Chemicals Market Forecast Growth 9
Drivers of the Market 9
Restraints on the Market 10
Chemicals Market Geography Split 11
Chemicals Market Segmentation 13
Chemicals Competitive Landscape 15
Dow Chemical Company 17
Key Mergers And Acquisitions In The Chemicals Market 19
Chemicals Market Trends and Strategies 20
NAICS Definitions Of Industry Covered In This Report 22
Research Inquiries 22
The Business Research Company 22