As overall conditions have improved in the US economy, downstream demand has grown, boosting industry production over the five years to 2016. However, industry revenue is expected to sharply decline in 2016, as a result of the recent collapse in world oil prices. Looking ahead, the industry is projected to experience strong demand from the manufacturing and construction sectors, which, in conjunction with recovering oil prices, will drive up revenue.
This industry wholesales chemicals and related products, including compressed gas, chemical additives and synthetic rubber, to the manufacturing, construction and mining industries. This industry does not wholesale agricultural or medicinal chemicals, paints or varnishes, fireworks or plastics materials.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.