Korea has the fifth largest specialty chemicals industry in the world,
with four companies ranking in the world's top 50.
Korea's Ranking in Specialty Chemicals (2015)
* Source: CEFIC
Outlook for Korea's Specialty Chemicals Sectors
The outlook for Korea's specialty chemicals industry is promising as Korean electronic companies lead the world in industrial fields that require specialty chemicals, such as DRAM chips, displays, small secondary batteries and cellular phones.
* Source: Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade, the Overseas Economic Research Institute of The Export-Import Bank of Korea (2014)