The increase in world chemical production has brought with it an even larger increase in the international chemical trade. Chemicals are now manufactured in many production locations around the globe, and prices for chemicals are generally set by global supply and demand. The international trade of chemicals reflects intense competition for markets by the producers in an increasingly global industry. See how the business of chemistry impacts trade.

Trade By the Numbers

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Exports by Country

The chemical industry continues to be one of the top exporting sectors in the United States.


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