The Chemical Wholesaling industry's performance has recovered strongly over the five years to 2014. During the recession, the industry experienced low demand for its products, as the construction sector reduced chemical purchases when housing starts plummeted and commercial construction subsided. In the coming years, the industry is projected to experience strong demand from the downstream manufacturing and construction sectors, which will drive up revenue.
This industry wholesales chemicals and related products, including compressed gas, chemical additives and synthetic rubber, to the manufacturing, construction and mining industries. This industry does not wholesale agricultural or medicinal chemicals, paints or varnishes, fireworks or plastics materials.
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.