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Specialty chemicals in the UK worth $18 billion in 2010

August 15, 2011

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Specialty Chemicals in the United Kingdom” report to their offering. The specialty chemical market covers the revenues generated from the sales of high value-added chemicals used in the manufacture of a wide variety of products, including but not limited to fine chemicals, additives, advanced polymers, adhesives, sealants and specialty paints, pigments and coatings. The UK specialty chemicals market had total revenue of $17.7 billion in 2010, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1 percent for the period spanning 2006-2010. Fine chemicals sales proved the most lucrative for the UK specialty chemicals market in 2010, with total revenues of $6.3 billion, equivalent to 35.4 percent of the market’s overall value. The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 4.9 percent for the five-year period 2010-2015, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $22.4 billion by the end of 2015. Specialty Chemicals in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including market size in terms of value from 2006-10, and forecast information to 2015. The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. The report also includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

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