The Organic Chemical Manufacturing industry has rapidly expanded over the past five years. The industry, which provides raw materials to different industries, such as plastic, paint and adhesive manufacturing, is anticipated to increase strongly over the five years to 2015. In the coming years, Demand from key buying industries will expand, driven by higher consumer consumption and an increase in exports. A faster anticipated rise in industry revenue growth will allow for a marginal expansion in industry profitability.
This industry manufactures basic organic chemicals (other than petrochemicals), industrial gases and synthetic dyes and pigments. Key product groups include gum and wood products, cyclic crudes and intermediates, ethyl alcohol and other basic organic chemicals. These products are predominantly intermediates that are used as raw material inputs by other manufacturing industries in the production of downstream 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.