Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Inorganic Basic Chemical Manufacturing industry plays an important role in the UK chemical sector, producing a number of intermediate products used as basic chemicals in either industrial processes or manufacturing products. Such products include colloidal precious metals (e.g. silver nitrate), chlor-alkali products, sodium cyanide, caustic soda and soda ash.
Reflecting the cyclical and global nature of the chemical sector, industry growth rates have tended to fluctuate in the past five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
Concentration in the industry is low, with few players accounting for more than 5.0% of the market individually. Most companies in the industry are privately owned businesses with insignificant market power. The top three players account for less than 10% of the market. IBISWorld expects that the concentration level has increased slightly over the past five years. Concentration is expected to increase over the next five years. Companies that diversify into producing a wider range of chemical compounds will be able to gain market share... purchase to read more