Publications

2017 Chemicals Industry Trends

February 06, 2017

Chemicals companies face a formidable challenge: delivering profitable growth in a hypercompetitive, low-growth world.

Global chemicals M&A deals insights: Q4 2016

January 23, 2017

Global Chemicals M&A closed 2016 on an upward swing. Total deal value was 128% higher than the last quarter. Deal volume was also stronger with a 52% increase from the last quarter.

20th CEO Survey - PwC Global

January 16, 2017

In PwC’s 20th CEO Survey we’ve asked 1,379 CEOs about the impact of globalisation and technology on business growth, talent, trust and society at large.

Industry 4.0: Building the digital enterprise - Chemicals key findings

June 24, 2016

PwC’s look at what senior executives in the chemicals sector are saying about the transformative impact of Industry 4.0 on their companies and the wider sector.

Glimpsing the future(s): Transformation in the chemicals industry

November 16, 2015

Peering into the next decade, what disruptions could be in store for the global chemicals industry? PwC looks at the potential impact on how chemicals companies do business as disruptions converge on their industry.

Using innovation to drive sustainable growth in the chemicals industry

April 16, 2014

This PwC report explains why innovation in the chemicals industry is so important because it helps chemicals companies address their customers’ challenges and creates competitive advantage.

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

September 13, 2013

Sector insights: what is driving climate change action in the world’s largest companies?

Sourcing and logistics in China: Costs, processes and strategies of German companies procuring in the Chinese market

January 25, 2009

PwC carried out a study in collaboration with the BME (the German association for materials management, purchasing and logistics) which was published in mid-March 2008. We have now produced an English summary which presents the most significant results of the research and includes commentary around the most significant results and implications thereof for companies in the manufacturing and chemicals sectors.