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2020 Guide to the Business of Chemistry 

The 2020 Guide to the Business of Chemistry is a data-packed resource that provides a historical overview of the chemical industry through 2019. The Guide to the Business of Chemistry covers shipments, price indices, and volume of output data for basic, specialty, life sciences, and consumer products chemicals. Individual chapters are also devoted to world trade, global production, investment, employment, environmental, health & safety, energy, and distribution. Solvency, liquidity, debt and asset management, profitability and cash flow measures are also included. This new edition includes data on trade in chemicals, excluding pharmaceuticals.

American Chemistry Council

The American Chemistry Council’s mission is to advocate for the people, policy, and products of chemistry that make the United States the global leader in innovation and manufacturing. To achieve this, we: Champion science-based policy solutions across all levels of government; Drive continuous performance improvement to protect employees and communities through Responsible Care®; Foster the development of sustainability practices throughout ACC member companies; and Communicate authentically with communities about challenges and solutions for a safer, healthier and more sustainable way of life. Our vision is a world made better by chemistry, where people live happier, healthier, and more prosperous lives, safely and sustainably—for generations to come.