Thank you for Attending India Chem 2018 – Chemicals and Petrochemicals - Advantage India from 4th - 6th October 2018, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
On behalf of the Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India and FICCI, we want to thank you for attending the India Chem 2018 – The 10th Biennial International Exhibition and Conference held during 4th - 6th October 2018 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
We hope that you found India Chem - 2018 informative and worthwhile. The primary goal of this event was to bring together global Diaspora leaders, CEOs, government authorities, key industry players and subject matter experts from around the world in an open dialogue, under one roof to discuss the key developments, sectoral issues and the way forward with respect to Indian chemicals and petrochemicals industry. India Chem 2018 has helped to develop possible strategies, sharing insights, exploring opportunities and challenges which will shape the Chemicals and Petrochemicals Industry in India and across the world in the next decade.
Chemicals and Petrochemicals industry in India is a diversified industry, covering about 80,000 commercial products. It provides key building blocks to a host of downstream industries such as automobiles, textiles, papers, paints, soaps, detergents, pharmaceuticals among many others. It is a capital-intensive industry which employs approx. 2 Mn people in India. The estimated size of the Indian chemical sector stands at approx. USD 163 billion, 100% FDI in this sector is permitted under the automatic approval route and the manufacturing of most of the chemical products is de-licensed except for a few hazardous chemicals. Indian Chemicals and Petrochemicals sector has a potential to be USD 304 Billion market by 2025 and promises strong growth across the value chain.
During the inaugural session of India Chem – 2018, FICCI in association with Tata Strategic Management Group has released a Knowledge report on Indian Chemicals & Petrochemicals Industry which highlights the sectoral developments and the way forward. The report was well received by the industry stakeholders.
Your participation has made the event a grand success. Once again, we thank you for kind participation and wish you all the best and hope that you contribute to participate in the growth of Chemicals and Petrochemicals Sector. Please visit the gallery and media & coverage section for collecting the memories of India Chem - 2018.
India Chem - 2018 Organising committee
India Chem 2018 - 10th Biennial International Exhibition & Conference
The largest event of Chemicals and Petrochemical Industry in India, in its 10th edition i.e. India Chem 2018 would be organized from 4-6 October, 2018 jointly by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India and FICCI. The Indian chemical industry is at the threshold of rapid growth with the Government of India providing an atmosphere of support and encouragement. India's vibrant chemical and petrochemical industry plays a significant role in the economic development of the country.
In terms of volume, the Indian chemical industry is the 7th largest in the world and the 3rd largest in Asia with the size worth $139 Billion.