Chemical industry in the United States

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Statista Dossier on the U.S. chemical industry

This dossier presents key facts and figures about the U.S. chemical industry. The chemical industry is one of the world's largest industries with global shipments worth approximately five trillion U.S. dollars. The United States still is the world's largest national producer of chemical products.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Value of global chemical shipments 2001-2019

    • Value of global chemical shipments by region 2019

    • Value of U.S. chemical shipments 2001-2019

    • U.S. chemical industry revenue 2002-2019

    • Gross output of chemical manufacturing 1998-2019

    • Value added by chemical manufacturing U.S. 1998-2019

    • U.S. chemical industry production index 2001-2019

    • U.S. production index of chemical manufacturing 2013-2020

    • Pharmaceutical industry - number of new substances 1998-2019

  • 2. Companies
    • U.S. leading chemical companies based on market capitalization 2020

    • 2020 leading U.S. chemical companies based on revenue

    • Dow's revenue 2005-2020

    • LyondellBasell's revenue 2008-2019

    • PPG Industries' revenue 2009-2019

    • Ecolab's revenue 2010-2020

  • 3. Trade
    • Value of U.S. chemical exports 2001-2019

    • U.S. chemical exports by business sector 2019

    • Value of U.S. chemical exports by state 2019

    • Major countries for U.S. chemical exports 2019

    • U.S. chemical imports value 2013-2019

    • U.S. chemical imports by business sector 2019

    • U.S. chemical trade balance by business sector 2019

  • 4. Expenditure
    • Capital expenditure of the U.S. chemical industry 2004-2019

    • U.S. chemical research and development spending 2014-2019

  • 5. Employment
    • U.S. employment in chemical manufacturing 1998-2020

    • U.S. chemical industry employment excluding the pharma sector 2001-2019

    • Average hourly wage of a chemical production worker in the U.S. 2001-2019

    • Average workweek for a U.S. chemical production worker from 2000-2019

    • Unit labor costs index for the U.S. chemical industry 2000-2019

    • Labor productivity index for the U.S. chemical industry 2000-2019

    • U.S. chemical industry revenue per employee 2002-2019

  • 6. Outlook
    • Forecast on U.S. annual chemical industry production growth 2020-2025

    • Forecast of U.S. annual chemical industry production growth by region 2020-2024

    • Forecast on U.S. annual chemical industry shipments 2020-2025

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