Chemical Industry and Value Chain Characteristics

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

The chemical industry is the application field for the study and the development of a global value chain planning model. General characteristics of the chemical industry as application field are described in this chapter. Particularities of chemical commodities are described in more detail being relevant for the considered case.

The considered global commodity value chain is specified applying a value chain typology. The typology is used also to define the work scope and to derive the value chain planning requirements.


Supply Chain Chemical Industry Chain Network Commodity Product Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene 
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