The Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry plays a major role in Australia's chemical sector, distributing a range of products including organic chemicals, adhesives, industrial gases, explosives, fertilisers, pesticides, plastic resins, plasticisers and agricultural chemicals. Many of these are then used by other firms to produce a variety of base products, intermediate goods and components, and finished products. Imports play a dominant role in the industry, which reflects the small-scale nature of the local upstream manufacturing industries and the global nature of the chemical market.
Companies in the industry wholesale a range of basic and specialty industrial and agricultural chemicals, and 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 pharmaceuticals or personal care products.
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.