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.
The $1.2bn cash deal announced in October by US fertilizer producer, Mosaic, for the acquisition of the CF Industries phosphate business is one of the key factors likely to drive change in the global phosphates markets. Following weak performance from China’s export market, low global prices, and dwindling sales in some South American countries, the shake-up is timely.
The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors list provides you with the world’s leading chemical distributors, that form the critical link in the supply chain, ranked by sales revenues.
We look at regional leaders in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa and provide key analysis of trends affecting distribuion.
Download this free market paper for a better understanding of how The Third Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee (more commonly referred to as ‘The November Plenum’) will shape China’s economy over the next decade.
Mosaic’s long-term outlook for the fertilizer industry remains positive, despite declining fundamentals for crop nutrients, CEO James Prokopanko said.
The ICIS special publication on North American polyurethanes covers market trends, legislative issues, and technical matters such as advances in blowing agents and flame retardants.
Prepared in association with the ACC’s Centre for Polyurethanes Industry (CPI), it features interviews with leading producers and association executives.
The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies list provides you with a further dissection and analysis of the Top 100 Chemical Companies. It includes the Top 10 chemical companies in each region with detailed analysis and comprehensive commentary. This feature is published annually in ICIS Chemical Business.
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producers in the Middle East may be forced to reduce operating rates in 2013 to stave off margin pressures from rising feedstock costs amid a glut in global supply, industry sources said.
Lacking demand growth is the real issue facing the global potash industry, a Canadian analyst said in August in commenting on the turmoil caused by the break-up of the Russian/Belarusian export marketing group.
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ICIS has produced this short video to provide you with the latest updates on the Middle Eastern PP industry. It discusses the current market situation and the different factors influencing prices, supply and demand in the region.
The video also offers a report on the trading activity changes, with deals now being concluded in a DEL (delivered) Dubai basis rather than CFR (cost & freight) Dubai.
The market paper gives a summary of the recent developments in the Indian fertilizers industry and covers all the key fertilizers commodities such as urea, ammonia, phosphates, sulphur and ammonia.
With increasing supplies of gas-based petrochemical feedstocks coming on stream in the Middle East, now is a good time to consider reconfiguring refineries to boost production of chemicals for export to Asia.
In 2013 the role of Spain as a provider of LNG cargoes to the international market has become significant.
This is counterintuitive for an importing country with no domestic production, but at times when LNG producers have been unreliable, companies have turned to the Spanish gas market for supply.
The Top 10 Latin America regional leaders list provides you with a further dissection and analysis of the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies.
The rankings remain the same, but Mexichem is making a surge with acquisitions.
The Top 10 Asia regional leaders list provides you with a further dissection and analysis of the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies.
Producers found sales growth challenging in 2012, and conditions remain tough in 2013.
The Top 10 Middle East regional leaders list provides you with a further dissection and analysis of the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies.
Lower levels of import demand from Asia has pressured Middle East petrochemical producers.
Published each month, the monthly ICIS Middle East Polymers Index provides a measure of the average change in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) polymer prices over time. The index dates back to January 2000.