July 14, 2014 10:48 UTC

Research and Markets: Chemistry Business Guide 2014

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jnqghr/guide_to_the) has announced the addition of the "Guide to the Business of Chemistry - 2014" report to their offering.

Tracking industry economic trends has never been easier with this data-packed resource that provides a comprehensive 10-year statistical overview, plus analysis of the present situation and long-term outlook for the chemical industry.

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, distribution and long-term outlook statistics. Solvency, liquidity, debt and asset management, profitability and cash flow measures are also included.

This new edition includes expanded coverage of global specialty chemicals and end-use customer industries.

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1: Chemistry and the Economy

  • Economic Contributions of the Business of Chemistry

Chapter 2: What Is the Business of Chemistry?

  • Production Indices
  • Price Indices
  • Shipment Value
  • Basic Chemicals
  • Chemical Chains
  • Specialty Chemicals
  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer Products

Chapter 3: Financial Performance: Business of Chemistry, Excluding Pharmaceuticals

Chapter 4: Global Business of Chemistry

Chapter 5: U.S. Trade in the Business of Chemistry

  • Exports
  • Imports
  • Trade Balance

Chapter 6: Investment in the Future: Knowledge

  • Patents
  • Research and Development (R&D) Activities
  • Innovation and Learning
  • Service Innovation

Chapter 7: Investment in the Future: Capital

  • Profits, Capacity Utilization & Other Determinants of Investment
  • Investment in Capital
  • Motivation for Capital Investment
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Maintenance and Repair Spending
  • Spending on Security
  • Information Technology

Chapter 8: Employment

  • Employment Levels
  • Total Employment Impact of the Business of Chemistry
  • Knowledge Workers
  • Wages, Benefits and Other Labor Indicators
  • Notes on the Employment Data

Chapter 9: Environment, Health and Safety Responsible CareĀ®

  • Long-Range Research Initiative
  • TRANSCAERĀ®
  • Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Spending
  • Environmental Performance
  • Worker Health and Safety

Chapter 10: Energy

  • Fuel and Power
  • Feedstocks
  • Petroleum Products
  • Natural Gas
  • Energy Costs
  • Chemical Industry Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Efficiency from the Products of Chemistry
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Chapter 11: Distribution & the Business of Chemistry

  • Truck
  • Rail
  • Waterborne
  • Other Modes
  • Cost of Logistics
  • Wholesale Trade in Chemicals-
  • CHEMTRECĀ®

Chapter 12: The Business of Chemistry in the States and Regions

  • Total Employment Impact of the Business of Chemistry
  • Notes on Employment Data
  • U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (US CPRI)

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