The Spanish Chemical Industry closed 2015 with a solid growth in its turnover, becoming the second industrial sector that adds more value to Spain just behind the food sector.
The exports marked the most important economic impact, that helped the sector growth.
Despite of the good results, the sector faces multiple challenges and its future depends on its capacity to innovate.
The chemical industry will be the fastest growing sector on a global scale until 2030. The industry that aims to boost its competitiveness against emerging countries must embrace technologies to drive the company towards Industry 4.0.