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NextGen Chemical & Petrochemical Summit 2022

The NextGen Chemicals & Petrochemicals Summit organized by Indian Chemical News is evolving as one of the leading knowledge exchange platform for experts and thought leaders to share success stories which will help transform the industry in preparing the future roadmap. The Virtual Summit also offers an ultimate learning experience and provides unrivalled idea exchange opportunities for all global and local participants.

Past Conferences

Ports: Enabling Growth of Chemical Industry

The Indian chemical industry is projected to grow from US $ 178 billion in 2019 to US $ 304 billion by 2025, growing at approx. 9% p.a. during this period. The chemical and petrochemical industry is anticipated to attract new investments in excess of US$ 100 billion. This is all set to transform the Indian chemical industry landscape and make the country self-reliant in this critical area that covers more than 80,000 commercial products.

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June 22, 2022

Paints & Coatings: Challenges and Opportunities

The global Paints & Coatings market is valued at US $174.3 billion in 2021. The waterborne segment led the market and accounted for more than 39% in 2021. The demand for Paints & Coatings is rising in the automotive industry due to increased overall vehicle demand and replacement of aging vehicles. The increasing spending in the construction sector and consumer preference for eco-friendly products are expected to support the growth of the Paints & Coatings market globally.

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June 17, 2022

Hydrogen: Energising the Energy Ecosystem

By 2050, nearly 80% of India's hydrogen is projected to be green, produced by renewable electricity and electrolysis. Green Hydrogen may become the most competitive route for Hydrogen production by around 2030 and this may be driven by potential cost declines in key production technologies and in clean energy technologies such as solar PV and wind turbines.

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May 31, 2022

Lab Digitalization – Delivering Efficiency & Sustainability

The conventional paper-based laboratories are often error-prone, making knowledge transfer even more difficult. However, with the rise of technology and remote work, managing a digital laboratory offers many benefits. The inefficient paper-based processes for recording, managing and executing recipes, processes and methods are being replaced by digital ones. Company data is stored reliably and consistently in a single centralized system, minimizing the risk of human error.

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May 24, 2022

Specialty Chemicals: Growing Share of India in Global Market

Growing domestic demand, higher realisations and better exports are fueling the growth of the Indian specialty chemicals industry. The robust performance of the sector prompted specialty chemical manufacturers to ramp up their production capacity to meet the demand. Estimates suggest that Indian manufacturers had earmarked a capex of around Rs 6000 crores in fiscal 2021-22. While export growth is expected to accelerate to 17 -18%, domestic demand will surge to around 20% due to strong demand from agrochemicals, FMCG, pharmaceutical, textile and other sectors.

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April 28, 2022

Building Chemicals and Petrochemicals Logistics Ecosystem

As the country embarks on a massive capacity addition and growth in the chemical sector in the coming years, chemical logistics and supply chain is not only a tremendous opportunity but also one fraught with challenges and concerns.

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April 12, 2022

Petrochemicals: Positioning India as a Hub by 2035

Considering the ‘planned and announced’ capacity addition of 245 mtpa, China is expected to account for 29% of the global petrochemical capacity additions (and 51% of Asian capacity additions) by 2030, followed by India at over 158 mtpa or about 20% of global capacity addition and almost 33% of Asian capacity, according to the latest available statistics. Around 1,558 planned and announced projects are slated to come online by 2030, primarily in Asia and the Middle East.

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March 15, 2022

Demystifying Union Budget 2022-23 for Chemicals & Petrochemicals sector

The Indian Chemical industry has very high hopes from the upcoming Union Budget 2022-23. Industry expects a slew of concessions from the Budget 2022-23 that is required to ignite the expected growth of the industry. Around Rs. 8 lakh crore investment is expected in the Indian Chemical and Petrochemical industry by 2025.

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February 02, 2022

Sustainability, Climate Change, and Carbon Neutrality for Chemical Industry

India's chemical industry is expected to reach US $300 billion by 2025 from the current US $180 billion. This shows that there are immense opportunities for chemical companies but the big question is how to achieve that growth in a sustainable manner.

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January 28, 2022

Chemical Industry Outlook 2022

The Indian Chemical industry has a huge role to play to make India a US $5 trillion economy by contributing around US $300 billion to the GDP by 2025. The industry is growing with CAGR of 9.3% and is expected to attract investments of Rs 8 lakh crore by 2025. As the sector plays a significant role in enabling the growth of the Indian economy, the country needs to build a competitive landscape for the chemical industry.

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January 21, 2022