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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