As the global voice of the chemical industry, ICCA is committed to helping the world overcome its most pressing sustainability challenges. The Global Chemical Industry: Catalyzing Growth and Addressing Our World’s Sustainability Challenges, confirms that the chemical industry is an integral part of the global economic landscape – permeating through nearly every good-producing sector. Given today’s ever-growing population and limited resources, the chemical industry’s crucial role in most sectors of regional economies around the world has led to innovative, life-enhancing products and technologies that not only support the global economy, but also help people live longer, healthier, more sustainable lives.
News Release: Chemical Industry Contributes $5.7 Trillion to Global GDP and Supports 120 Million Jobs, New Report Shows
According to the report, the chemical industry touches nearly every good-producing sector, making an estimated $5.7 trillion contribution to world Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through direct, indirect and induced impacts, equivalent to seven percent of the world’s GDP, and supporting 120 million jobs worldwide. Read More