US Market Industry – Chemicals Commodity


Sector: Basic Materials

The Chemicals – Commodity industry consists of companies engaged in the processing and refinement of industrial chemicals and gases, petrochemicals, liquid hydrocarbons, vinyl, casein and other plastic resin materials, stains, paints, tanning and softening agents, explosives and other commodity chemicals. The Chemicals – Commodity industry excludes pigments, inks, advanced polymers, classified in Chemicals – Specialty; fertilizers, pesticides and agricultural chemicals, classified in Chemicals – Agricultural; and chemical producers with substantial operations in commodity and agricultural or specialty chemicals, classified in Chemicals – Diversified.