Industry Insight: Chemicals Sector In Japan

Japan’s domestic chemical companies may be good – but they don’t have all the answers, and that’s where specialist British firms can make their high-quality products, technology and knowledge count.

Chemical companies here have been shifting from manufacturing commodity products to high value-added specialty chemicals, in particular for the booming pharmaceutical sector, which offers opportunities for British firms in the outsourced manufacturing of active ingredients and intermediaries, according to the London-based Chemical Industries Association (CIA).

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Article by Julian Ryall, May 2014