Chemicals industry-focused services & expertise

Our Chemicals practice focuses on providing audit and assurance, tax and consulting services to many of the world’s most successful companies. The environment in which the chemical industry operates is continuously evolving and so too are the issues. We help companies address a full spectrum of industry-specific challenges across areas such as supply chain disruptions, transforming human capital, globalization, shale gas, and capitalizing on the strategic value of technology.

We have made a deep commitment to understanding the business megatrends that are shaping our clients’ businesses and developing industry-tailored solutions. To learn more, review some of our issues below and access our full spectrum of publications.

Chemical insights

Chemical compounds Chemical compounds: Q1 2016
Despite decreased activity, deal value in the chemicals sector for the first quarter of 2016 increased by more than two and half times on a year-over-year basis, bringing the average deal value up to $1.9 billion.

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Glimpsing the future(s): Transformation in the chemicals industry Glimpsing the future(s): Transformation in the chemicals industry
Peering into the next decade, what disruptions could be in store for the global chemicals industry? PwC takes a look at the potential impact on how chemicals companies do business as disruptions converge on their industry.
19th Annual Global CEO Survey PwC’s 19th Annual Global CEO Survey
Chemicals CEOs are facing a tough business environment, but many still see opportunities for growth increasing over the long term.
Chemical compounds Shale gas: Still a boon to US manufacturing?
US shale gas development is maturing swiftly and its momentous growth is not only changing the country’s energy mix, and affecting energy markets globally. It’s also giving US manufacturing a boost through significant cost savings and job creation.
Using innovation to drive sustainable growth in the chemicals industry Using innovation to drive sustainable growth in the chemicals industry
Chemical company executives who responded to a PwC survey on innovation and growth said that innovation is an important part of their company culture, but less than two thirds said that they have a clearly defined innovation strategy.
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