The Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products industry in Bulgaria was represented by 674 companies at the end of 2018, compared to 669 in the previous year and 625 in 2016.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 256,223,000 in 2018.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 3,189,639,000 in 2018, down by 0.44% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products industry reached BGN 2,902,737,000 in 2018, up by 3.89% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 3.22% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, compared to 3.34% for 2017 and 3.13% in 2016.
A total of 13,671 people were employed in the Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products industry in 2018, compared to 13,598 in 2017 and 13,059 in 2016.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Sofia, followed by Plovdiv and Varna.