The Chemicals industry plays a fundamental role in the modern economy by transforming raw inputs into more than 70,000 products for intermediate or final consumption. As an enabling industry, it stands at the beginning of the value chains of numerous sectors, such as agriculture, food & beverages, consumer goods, construction and pharmaceuticals. It also plays a vital role in promoting human and economic development, improving food security and public health, and ensuring the sustainable use of natural resources.
Activities associated with Chemicals are manufacturing of petroleum and coal products, basic chemicals, resins, polymers and speciality chemicals, industrial gases, fertilisers, paints and coatings, adhesives, plastics and rubber products. A number of consumer goods are also included, such as pharmaceuticals, hygiene and personal care products, cleaning compounds and toiletries.
The Polish chemical industry represents around 4% of the value of the European chemical market according to MarketLine data for 2015, which covers specialty chemicals, commodity chemicals, agricultural chemicals and pharmaceutical chemicals. The ...READ MORE
China is the world’s second largest pharmaceutical market, after the U.S., and the largest producer and exporter of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) globally. Since it is the world’s most populous country, with a large ageing ...READ MORE
China is the world's most populous country and the largest producer of grain, fruits and vegetables, which makes it also the world’s largest producer and consumer of fertilisers, required to satisfy its demand for crops and other agricultural ...READ MORE