Top Ten Chemical Companies in 2014

  • DOI: 10.1002/chemv.201500079
  • Author: ChemViews Magazine
  • Published Date: 04 August 2015
  • Source / Publisher: C&EN/American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
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Worldwide, chemical companies saw a slight decrease in revenues in 2014. The top 50 companies showed combined revenues of $ 961.3 billion (US), compared to $ 965.1 billion in 2013 [1]. The decline in oil prices was identified as a general trend.


The Top Ten Chemical Companies

(with amount of chemical sales)
Royal Dutch/Shell saw the largest change; it dropped from rank five to rank twelve with sales dropping 42 %.

Top Ten Chemical Companies 2014



Chemical Sales of Global Top 50 Companies by Region

Chemical Sales of Global Top 50 Chemical Companies by Region

All data taken from:

[1] Alexander H. Tullo, C&EN’s Global Top 50 Chemical Companies, C&EN  2015, July, 14–26. Link


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