Organic Chemical Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Organic Chemical Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32519CA | Nov 2014

Chemical reaction: Rising domestic and global demand for industry products will boost revenue

IBISWorld’s Organic Chemical Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Organic Chemical Manufacturing industry is expected to experience moderate growth over the five years to 2014. Companies in this industry manufacture a wide range of chemicals that are used as inputs in industrial and consumer goods, making demand for industry products dependent on manufacturing activity and consumer spending levels. Downstream demand has been healthy in the past five years, paving the way for steady anticipated revenue growth for the industry. As the industry is highly globalized, export growth buoyed the industry in the past and is expected to continue, particularly as emerging markets demand more of the downstream goods that require organic chemicals in the manufacturing process... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Organic Chemical Manufacturing industry is highly fragmented. Manufacturers typically specialize on a few types of chemical products, due to cost of manufacturing equipment and technology. As such, given the diversity of chemical products, it is difficult for firms to gain a major market share in the industry. However, market share concentration may be high within product segments. For instance, major player Greenfield Specialty Alcohols is Canada's largest ethanol producer, while industry operator Methanex Corporation dominates the domestic methanol market. Over the past five years, market share concentration has marginally increased as industry firms consolidate to bolster operating efficiency... purchase to read more


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What is the Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in this industry manufacture basic organic chemicals (excluding petrochemicals), industrial gases and synthetic dyes and pigments. Key product groups include gum and wood products, cyclic crudes and intermediates, and ethyl alcohol, along with other basic organic chemicals. These products are predominantly intermediates that are used as raw material inputs by other manufacturing industries in the production of downstream products.

Industry Products
Ethyl alcoholCyclic crudes and intermediate productsGum and wood chemical productsOther basic organic chemical productsFatty acidsBulk pesticidesSynthetic flavor and perfume materials
Industry Activities
Manufacture ethyl alcoholManufacture methanolManufacture wood and gum chemicalsManufacture fatty acidsManufacture cyclic crudes and other chemical intermediatesManufacture all other organic chemical products

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