The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies listing 2013

The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies listing, sponsored by The Valence Group, highlights the top players in the global chemical industry.

Most chemical companies found it difficult to generate top line and profit growth in 2012 following a strong performance in 2011. Margins were under pressure from higher oil-based feedstock costs and it was once again a tale of two halves, with early optimism fading as the year progressed. BASF, Sinopec and ExxonMobil led the pack in sales.