Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Chemical Wholesaling in the US" report to their offering: Chemical balance: Downstream markets will aid demand, but high costs will limit growth.
Fundamental elements: As a key intermediary within the supply chain, the Chemical Wholesaling industry plays an important role in overall chemical manufacturing. The industry's revenue growth has been inconsistent, but improved downstream markets will bolster growth in the next five years. Looking ahead, the industry is projected to experience higher demand from the manufacturing and construction sectors, which will drive revenue growth. Still, increased government legislation and higher oil prices will raise chemical costs and squeeze profit margins.
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 and medicinal chemicals, paints and 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.