13th Annual India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference 2020 to focus on ‘Leveraging Uncertainty & Disruption’
Hon’ble Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Mr. Sadanand Gowda, to be the Chief Guest
by Priya Jadhav
Mumbai; 10th January, 2020: Indian Chemical Council (ICC), the apex national body dedicated for the growth and development of the Indian Chemical Industry will host its 13th Annual Indian Chemical Industry Outlook Conference 2020 on February 13th and 14th 2020 in Mumbai. The focus of the two-day event will be on Leveraging the Uncertainty and Disruption in the chemical landscape. Hailed as one of the most crucial conference for the stakeholders of the chemical industry for over a decade, the conference will have over 40 eminent speakers from India and across the globe. Hon’ble Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Mr. Sadanand Gowda, and Mr. Bob Patel, President, International Council of Chemical Association and CEO, LydonellBasell, will be the Chief Guests at the conference. Registrations for the conference are currently open.
The Indian Chemical Industry is an industry-of-industries with a combined turnover of USD 160 billion which is growing at 100 basis points faster than the economic growth of the country. With the 13th Annual India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference 2020, Indian Chemical Council in association with Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals will initiate meaningful conversations around important chemical industry trends, such as digital future of the industry, global mergers and acquisitions, and on downstream speciality chemicals.
Speaking about the conference, Mr. Vijay Sankar, President, Indian Chemical Council, said “Chemicals are indispensible element of modern life, touching nearly all the aspects of human activity. The per-capita consumption of chemicals is about one-tenth of the world indicating the latent potential demand of chemicals. The chemical industry is facing multiple challenges across the world and this conference attempts to bring in the latest insights to help grow the chemical industry and experts views on how these challenges are going to being addressed.”
Mr. H.S. Karangle, Director General, Indian Chemical Council added, “Currently, with the global mega trends, the Indian Chemical Industry is compelled to move closer to the customer where collaboration and convergence are becoming the driving force for the overall growth of the Industry. With this conference, we are bringing in Indian and global experts to share their solutions on growth models that the Indian chemical industry needs to embrace. This has become one of the best platforms for industry interaction on the latest in the world of chemical industry.”
About Indian Chemical Council: INDIAN CHEMICAL COUNCIL (ICC) the apex national body representing all branches of the Chemical Industry in India such as Organic & Inorganic Chemicals, Plastics & Petrochemicals & Petroleum Refineries, Dyestuffs & Dye-intermediates, Fertilizers & Pesticides, Specialty Chemicals, Paints etc.
The Indian Chemical Council is dedicated to the growth of the Indian Chemical Industry. Established in 1938, ICC has over the years grown its functions and offerings to cater to the varying needs of the Indian Chemical Industry.