Landscape of the European Chemical Industry 2017

Landscape of the European Chemical Industry 2017

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  • Turnover: 520.2 billion €

    Direct jobs: 1,155,000

    Companies: 28,221

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  • Turnover: 14.86 billion €

    Direct jobs: 43,500

    Companies: 247

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  • Turnover: > 64 billion €

    Direct jobs: 90,000

    Companies: > 720

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  • Turnover: 1.403 billion €

    Direct jobs: 13,500

    Companies: 643

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  • Turnover: 861 million €

    Direct jobs: 5,145

    Companies: 332

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  • Turnover: 20.5 billion €

    Direct jobs: 120,000

    Companies: 856

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  • Turnover: > 5 billion €

    Direct jobs: 11,394

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  • Turnover: 562 million €

    Direct jobs: 2,536

    Companies: 97

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  • Turnover: 19.5 billion €

    Direct jobs: 33,600

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  • Turnover: 75 billion €

    Direct jobs: 157,000

    Companies: 3,335

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  • Turnover: 188.7 billion €

    Direct jobs: 446,282

    Companies: 2,000

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  • Turnover: 2,052 billion €

    Direct jobs: 16,000

    Companies: 400

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  • Turnover: > 16 billion €

    Direct jobs: 80,305

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  • Direct jobs: > 26,000

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  • Turnover: 52 billion €

    Direct jobs: 107,000

    Companies: 2,800

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  • Direct jobs: 4,740 Plus 2,470 in plastics and rubber

    Companies: 198

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  • Turnover: 1.8 billion €

    Direct jobs: 5,000

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  • Turnover: 47 billion €

    Direct jobs: 56,000

    Companies: > 400

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  • Turnover: 14.5 billion €

    Direct jobs: 14,000

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  • Turnover: > 34 billion €

    Direct jobs: 266,000

    Companies: 11,000

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  • Turnover: 4.4 billion €

    Direct jobs: 12,000

    Companies: 800

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  • Turnover: > 2 billion €

    Direct jobs: 28,631

    Companies: 864

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  • Direct jobs: > 650,000

    Companies: 3,500

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  • Turnover: > 9 billion €

    Direct jobs: 40,679

    Companies: 1,776

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  • Turnover: 5.3 billion €

    Direct jobs: 27,000

    Companies: 798

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  • Turnover: 58 billion €

    Direct jobs: 191,400

    Companies: 3,000

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  • Direct jobs: 33,000

    Companies: 440

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  • Direct jobs: 70,000

    Companies: 250

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  • Direct jobs: 292,000

    Companies: 23,000

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  • Turnover: 56.2 billion €

    Direct jobs: 140,000

    Companies: 3,153

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The chemical industry’s pioneering technologies and efficiency win customers around the world, provide 1,155,000 jobs, and help generate wealth for us all.

YOUR INSIGHT INTO THE MANIFOLD LANDSCAPE OF THE EUROPEAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

The European chemical industry is a foundation of the continent’s economy. Its research centers, factories and logistics chains are woven across the continent, providing the ideas and clever materials that enable manufacturers to turn out products that keep us clean, safe and comfortable in our homes and as we go about our daily lives.

Understanding this industry and its whys and wherefores isn’t easy. The forces that shape its locations, challenges and solutions are as complex as many of its formulas. To help those keen to acquire an accurate picture of the industry, what it does, where, and why, we have produced the ‘Landscape of the European Chemical Industry’. Providing a regional overview and country-by-country snapshots, we hope it will enable you to better understand the industry today, the challenges it faces, and our ambitions for the future.

 

Please note that the scope of the chemical industry differs from one country to the other. In some countries, the scope of the chemical industry is strictly limited to chemicals, under NACE 20 of the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Union. In other countries, the scope of the chemical industry also covers the pharmaceutical sector and the rubber & plastics sectors, i.e NACE 21 and NACE 22 respectively.

EU28

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

The Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

United Kingdom