The chemical industry is of structure-determining importance for Saxony-Anhalt's economy. In terms of the total volume of turnover produced by the manufacturing industry, the chemical industry is the second largest sector. Saxony-Anhalt, in comparison to other East German Lands, produces the largest part of chemical industry turnover. With more than 12,000 employees, a not inconsiderable portion of all jobs in the Eastern chemical industry is in Saxony-Anhalt.
Approximately 7.2 billion Euro in total has been invested in 350 projects in the chemical triangle. In the years passed, the state government aided the privatisation and restructuring process with considerable own funding as well as with funds coming from the German government and the European Community.
The brochure "Chemical Industry" (in German) provides you with an extensive overview of the chemical industry in Saxony-Anhalt. You can also down-load its content in form of a PDF file.
Information about the chemical parks and the dialogue chemical industry are given on the accordingly named pages of this website. Information material on the 2 nd European Congress of Chemical Regions is provided here (in German).
For further information please see the annual business report and the data on the economic situation in Saxony-Anhalt. Both publications are available for download as PDF files under
"economic data" (in German).