Indian History

Chemical Industry

Indian chemical industry generates around 70,000 commercial goods ranging from plastic to toiletries and pesticides to beauty products. It is regarded as the oldest domestic sector in India and in terms of volume it gives a sense of pride to India by featuring as the 12th largest producer of chemicals.
With an approximate cost of $28 billion, it amounts to 12.5% of the entire industrial output of India and 16.2% of its entire exports. Under chemical industries, othher rapidly emerging sectors are petrochemical, agrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.
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