Asian Chemical Connections
We present the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies, a ranking of the world's largest chemical producers. Sponsored by DKSH, the listing - based on 2011 sales - reveals some surprises. Revenues and profits rose again, backed largely by price gains. Germany's BASF led the pack with $95.2bn in sales, while China's Sinopec made major strides to capture the number two position, edging out US-based ExxonMobil Chemical.
INSIGHT: ECHA shows how the EU might identify more toxic substances
“Industry is supportive of the roadmap idea but wants a transparent and predicable system which can avoid disruption in supply chains.”
VIDEO: ICIS Asia Lunchtime Bulletin 11 December 2013