Global Top 50 Chemical Companies

This table shows the top 50 chemical companies from 2013. This list is based on the publication of C&EN and is used for determining the price for the Consortium membership.

Position
2013
Position
2012
ChangeCompanyUNIFAC Consortium
Member?
1 1 0 BASF Yes
2 3 +1 Sinopec  
3 2 -1 Dow Chemical Yes
4 5 +1 SABIC Yes
5 4 -1 Royal Dutch/Shell Yes
6 6 0 ExxonMobil Yes
7 7 0 Formosa Plastics  
8 8 0 LyondellBasell  
9 9 0 DuPont Yes
10 12 +2 Ineos Group Holdings  
11 10 -1 Mitsubishi Chemical Yes
12 11 -1 Bayer Yes
13 13 0 LG Chem  
14 14 0 AkzoNobel Yes
15 15 0 Air Liquide Yes
16 23 +7 Braskem  
17 19 +2 Mitsui Chemicals Yes
18 22 +4 Linde Yes
19 16 -3 Sumitomo Chemical  
20 18 -2 Reliance Industries  
21 17 -4 Evonik Industries Yes
22 20 -2 Toray Industries  
23 24 +1 Lotte Chemical  
24 25 +1 Yara  
25 26 +1 PPG Industries  
26 21 -5 Solvay  
27 27 0 Chevron Phillips  
28 29 +1 DSM Yes
29 28 -1 Shin-Etsu Chemical  
30 33 +3 Praxair  
31 32 +1 SK Innovation  
32 31 -1 Asahi Kasei  
33 34 +1 Huntsman Corp. Yes
34 30 -4 Lanxess Yes
35 37 +2 Borealis  
36 36 0 Syngenta  
37 39 +2 Sasol Yes
38 35 -3 Mosaic  
40 38 -2 Air Products & Chemicals  
41 43 +2 Eastman Chemical Yes
42 41 -1 Arkema  
43 42 -1 Tosoh  
44 45 +1 Styrolution  
45 40 -5 DIC  
46 47 +1 Total  
47 49 +2 Indorama  
48 44 -4 ENI  
49 46 -3 Potash Corp.  
50 48 -2 Alpek  
dropped out   - Celanese  
dropped out   - Siam Cement  
dropped out   - Clariant  
dropped out   - Hitachi Chemical  
dropped out   - Agrium  
dropped out   - Israel Chemicals  
dropped out 50 -1 Showa Denko