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Chemical Product Wholesaling in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Chemical Product Wholesaling Market Research Report | SIC G46.750 | Nov 2016

Volatile product: Revenue has fallen and fluctuated considerably over the past five years

IBISWorld’s Chemical Product Wholesaling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Brenntag AG Brenntag AG market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£10bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-3.8%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
17,316
Businesses
1,448
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Chemical Product Wholesaling industry is involved in the distribution of a diverse range of products, including synthetic resins, essential oils, chemical glues, industrial salt, printing inks and industrial gases. As a result, it serves an equally diverse range of clients. Many of the products sold by the industry are intermediates, including base and feedstock products and specialty and refined chemicals, which are sold as inputs to manufacturing industries. The industry also includes companies involved in the wholesale of fertilisers, agrochemical and construction-related products.

Over the past five years, the local and global chemical sectors have displayed a high degree of volatility, which has affected chemical wholesalers... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry is involved in the distribution of a wide range of industrial chemicals, fertilisers and agrochemical products. This explains the relatively large number of small-scale wholesalers, as many carry a reasonably small product portfolio limited to a number of specialty chemicals geared towards particular markets. In contrast, the larger players that operate on a global scale, including Brenntag and Univar, boast product portfolios of more than 10,000 chemicals and therefore serve an equally disparate range of markets.

Polymers and essential oils

Polymers and essential oils are the most commonly sought after chemicals, owing to their multiple applications. The.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Chemical Product Wholesaling Industry?

Companies in the Chemical Product Wholesaling industry are involved in the wholesale of various industrial chemicals and gases. They also wholesale fertilisers, agrochemical products, glues and essential oils. The industry does not include the activities of commission agents, commodity brokers and other types of wholesalers acting on behalf of others.

Industry Products
Industrial gasesFertilisers and agrochemicalsPolymers and essential oilsPharmaceutical chemicalsCleaning chemicalsChemicals used in food industries
 
Industry Activities
industrial chemicals and gasesfertilisers and agrochemical productsglues and essential oils


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