International Chemical Trade (2012 Data)

International Chemical Trade (2012 Data)

Author: ChemViews

The international chemical industry has seen a significant recovery according to the latest Facts & Figures report by the European Chemical Industry Council (cefic).

The value of worldwide chemicals sales in 2012 was 3.127 billion €, an increase of 12.8 % compared to the previous year. Emerging markets, namely China, showed a marked increase in sales and investments, taking the top ranking in absolute terms from the European Union (EU).

 

 

 

Chemicals Sales in 2012 – Absolute Values

(EU = EU-27, NAFTA = North American Free Trade Agreement, excluding pharmaceuticals, [1])

 

 

 

Chemicals Sales Shares 2002 vs. 2012

(EU = EU-27, NAFTA = North American Free Trade Agreement, excluding pharmaceuticals, [1])

 

 

 

Top 10 Countries in 2012

(comparing absolute sales values, excluding pharmaceuticals, [1])

 

 

 

2012 World Merchandise Exports by Major Product Group

(by export value in US $, [2])

 

 

 

Chemicals Exports and Imports Shares

(EU = EU-27, NAFTA = North American Free Trade Agreement, excluding pharmaceuticals, [1])

 

 

 

Investment in the Chemical Industry

(EU = EU-27, excluding pharmaceuticals, [1])

 

 

 

R&D Spending

(EU = EU-27, excluding pharmaceuticals, [1])

 

 


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