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Trade Overview Infographic

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Exports

U.S. chemical manufacturers export large volumes of chemicals to trading partners who depend on them for their own manufacturing processes.

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Imports

U.S. chemical manufacturers import feedstocks and raw materials that are essential to U.S. manufacturing processes, but which may not be available or produced in the United States.

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Supply Chain Integration

The global chemicals industry is present in six continents around the globe, creating a network of global, regional, and bilateral supply chains that are highly integrated and more efficient than a single, localized system.

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Increased Demand for U.S. Chemicals

By reducing manufacturing costs, integrated supply chains increase demand for chemicals and products that rely on chemistry. Trading environments that strengthen customer businesses also increase demand for chemicals.

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