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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Brenntag AG Brenntag AG market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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 Analysis Chapter

The chemical production industries command a leading role in the industrial sector in the United Kingdom. At the same time, many of the chemical companies operating in the United Kingdom are global players with a focus on a few core activities. This means that chemical wholesalers play a key role in supplying both commodity and specialist chemicals, often sourced from international markets, to chemical manufacturers. Chemical wholesalers also play an integral role in other value chains, reflecting the status of chemicals as intermediate products. The Chemical Product Wholesaling industry is thus involved in the distribution of a diverse range of products and serves an equally diverse range of consuming industries.

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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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