Australia's chemical and plastics sector plays an important role in the nation's Manufacturing division, reflecting its involvement in the production of a host of base and feedstock products, intermediate goods and components, and finished products. Between 70% and 75% of the sector's output goes into a range of manufacturing and industrial industries including agriculture, automotive, construction, mining and sewerage. This makes the sector an integral part of the economy.
The Chemical Wholesaling industry is an important part of the chemical and plastics sector.
This industry consists of companies that wholesale chemicals or allied products. Products are sourced from the relevant upstream manufacturing industry or imported from associated companies. The industry is not involved in the actual manufacture of the relevant chemical products or in the wholesale of agricultural chemicals, including fertilisers and pesticides.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.