An Overview of the Indian Chemical Industry in 2008 and Beyond

January 2008
Chemical Business;Jan2008, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p9
Trade Publication
The article looks at the chemical industry of India in 2008 and beyond. Accordingly, the industry ranks 12th by volume in production of chemicals in the world and is projected at $35 billion. It states that petrochemicals are the fastest growing segment, while biotechnology is another sector which indicates a very bright future. In terms of competitiveness, the industry has the capacity to produce quality chemicals, vibrant downstream industries in different segments, strong presence in export markets, among other things.


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