Chemicals Global Industry Guide 2013-2022


Global Chemicals industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the global chemicals market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends and leading companies.

Key Highlights

  • The chemicals market consists of speciality chemicals, commodity chemicals, agricultural chemicals, and other chemicals (which includes products such as pharmaceutical chemicals).
  • Market values are taken at producer selling price (PSP).
  • Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2017 annual average exchange rates.
  • The global chemicals market had total revenues of $4,214.4bn in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.7% between 2013 and 2017.
  • The commodity chemicals segment was the market’s most lucrative in 2017, with total revenues of $2,127.4bn, equivalent to 50.5% of the market’s overall value.
  • Markets with a larger commodity chemical share largely fell into decline in 2015 because of the collapse in oil prices; whereas those with a more fragmented market had a varied enough offering to keep the market in positive growth.


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