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2013 Guide to the Business of Chemistry

  • Published: June 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 138 Pages
  • American Chemistry Council

Tracking industry economic trends has never been easier with this data-packed resource that provides a comprehensive 10-year statistical overview, plus analysis of the present situation and long-term outlook for the chemical industry.

The Guide to the Business of Chemistry covers shipments, price indices and volume of output data for basic, specialty, life sciences, and consumer products chemicals. Individual chapters are also devoted to world trade, global production, investment, employment, environmental, health & safety, energy, distribution and long-term outlook statistics. Solvency, liquidity, debt and asset management, profitability and cash flow measures are also included.

This new edition includes expanded coverage of global specialty chemicals and end-use customer industries.

The report contains both a pdf and an Excel file.

Chapter 1: Chemistry and the Economy
Economic Contributions of the Business of Chemistry

Chapter 2: What Is the Business of Chemistry?
Production Indices
Price Indices
Shipment Value
Basic Chemicals
- Inorganic Chemicals
- Bulk Petrochemicals and Organic Intermediates
- Petrochemical Derivatives and Other Industrial Chemicals
-- Plastic Resins
--- Commodity Thermoplastics
--- Thermosets
--- Engineering Plastics
-- Synthetic Fibers
-- Synthetic Rubber
-- Colorants
-- Inks
-- Other Industrial Chemicals
Chemical Chains
Specialty Chemicals
- Adhesives and Sealants
- Catalysts
- Coatings
- Cosmetic Additives
- Electronic Chemicals
- Fine Chemicals
- Flavors and Fragrances
- Food Additives
- Functional Fuel and Lubricant Additives
- Institutional and Industrial Cleaners
- Oilfield Chemicals
- Paper Additives
- Plastic Additives
- Plastic Compounding
- Rubber Processing Chemicals
- Water Management Chemicals
- Other Specialties
Agricultural Chemicals
- Fertilizers
- Crop Protection
Consumer Products

Chapter 3: Financial Performance: Business of Chemistry, Excluding Pharmaceuticals

Chapter 4: Global Business of Chemistry

Chapter 5: U.S. Trade in the Business of Chemistry
Trade Balance
Notes on the Trade Data

Chapter 6: Investment in the Future: Knowledge
Research and Development (R&D) Activities
Innovation and Learning
Service Innovation

Chapter 7: Investment in the Future: Capital
Profits, Capacity Utilization & Other Determinants of Investment
Investment in Capital
Motivation for Capital Investment
Foreign Direct Investment
Maintenance and Repair Spending
Spending on Security
Information Technology

Chapter 8: Employment
Employment Levels
Total Employment Impact of the Business of Chemistry
Knowledge Workers
Wages, Benefits and Other Labor Indicators
Notes on the Employment Data

Chapter 9: Environment, Health and Safety
Responsible Care®
Long-Range Research Initiative
Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Spending
Environmental Performance
Worker Health and Safety

Chapter 10: Energy
Fuel and Power
Petroleum Products
Natural Gas
Energy Costs
Chemical Industry Energy Efficiency
Energy Efficiency from the Products of Chemistry
Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Chapter 11: Distribution & the Business of Chemistry
Other Modes
Cost of Logistics
Wholesale Trade in Chemicals

Chapter 12: The Business of Chemistry in the States and Regions
Total Employment Impact of the Business of Chemistry
Notes on Employment Data
U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (US CPRI)

Glossary of Business and Technical Terms in the Business of Chemistry
Approximate Conversion Factors

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