The chemical industry in India is an indispensable part of the economy of the country, for it constitutes around 6% of the country's GDP. Chemicals industry in India is highly diversified, covering more than 80,000 commercial products. It is broadly classified into Basic chemicals, Specialty chemicals, and Agrochemicals.
The Indian chemicals industry is projected to reach $304 bn by 2025. India is a strong global dye supplier, accounting for approximately 16% of the world production of dyestuff and dye intermediates. Chemicals industry in India has been de-licensed except for few hazardous chemicals. Upcoming Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Regions (PCPIRs) and Plastic parks will provide state-of-the-art infrastructure for Chemicals and Petrochemicals sector.
100% FDI Chemical Industry In India is allowed under the automatic route (except in the case of certain hazardous chemicals).
Dyestuff and dye intermediates share(global)
Nation's Gross Value Added
Chemical products exports share
Contribution to global chemical industry
3rd largest consumers of polymers in the world
4th largest producer of agrochemicals in the world
6th largest producer of chemicals in the world
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