IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Cover Story

Fine Chemicals On a Growth Path

10:05 AM MST | January 28, 2011 | —DEEPTI RAMESH

The long-term prospects for the global pharmaceutical fine chemicals industry look promising despite current volatility in the market. Contract manufacturing continues to grow as more pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies recognize the benefits of outsourcing. Pharmaceutical fine chemical producers and contract manufacturers say the industry is recovering from the economic downturn of the past two years and that the long-term future of the industry appears largely positive. They nevertheless remain cautious on the immediate outlook. “The outsourcing...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




Comments (1) for Fine Chemicals On a Growth Path
Interesting. If the Fine Chemical are going to grow 12% per year for the next two years from $78 to 98 billion in the next two years then there should not be any problem for anyone. Everyone should be highly profitable.

If this is true then why are the companies trying to fill idle capacity at any price. Can someone explain to me how (+2) +(-3) are making +5 unless my math is incorrect.

Posted by Girish Malhotra on Monday, January 31, 2011 @ 11:22 AM

contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa