Research and Markets: Analyzing the Chemical Industry in United States 2014

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Chemical Industry in United States" report to their offering.

The US Chemical Industry is one of the world's largest producer by a substantial margin with a balance of trade surplus in excess of $15 billion. It is a major player contributing 21% in GDP to the US economy. This growth has led many theorists to conclude that the industry is a harvester rather than an investor for future growth.

Analyzing the Chemical Industry in United States researches the characteristics of the US chemical industry and the segments which, as a whole, make up this dynamic machinery of growth. The massive globalization strides taken by the industry as explained in the report with the requirement of heavy capital investment that brings in more competition and the overall focus of the industry to meet the environmental challenge.

The report delves deeper into the processes applied in the US chemical industry and their defining global standards thereby ensuring leadership in exports as well as attracting FDI in the industry. The industry's dynamics like competition, infrastructure and the regulatory policies with the reporting requirements deployed on the industry are explained by the report. The progress of technology vis-à-vis the environmental costs as incurred by the industry are discussed in view of the energy demands of the industry.

The report defines the industry in two major compartments as organic and inorganic sectors and the technologies employed by them. The report also profiles some of the leading players in the industry who have earned the reputation and pride for the US Chemical Industry globally and placing the United States at the top of the pecking order.

Key Topics Covered:

A. Executive Summary

B. Introduction to the Industry

C. Looking at Chemical Processing in the US

D. Trade in the Industry

E. Factors Influencing Competition in the Industry

F. Looking at Technology involved in the Industry

G. Environmental Costs of the US Chemical Industry and Restrictions on Chemical Products

H. Looking at the Energy Demands of the Industry

I. Energy Use and Energy Intensity of the Industry

J. Foreign Investment in the Chemical Sector

K. The Organic Chemical Industry in US

L. The Inorganic Chemical Industry in US

M. Leading Players

N. Appendix

O. Glossary of Terms

Companies Mentioned

  • Bayer AG
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Monsanto Company



Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Chemicals


Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Chemicals