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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 20


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products


This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 201 - Manufacture of basic chemicals, fertilizers and nitrogen compounds, plastics and synthetic rubber in primary forms
  • 202 - Manufacture of other chemical products
  • 203 - Manufacture of man-made fibres

Explanatory note

This division includes the transformation of organic and inorganic raw materials by a chemical process and the formation of products. It distinguishes the production of basic chemicals that constitute the first industry group from the production of intermediate and end products produced by further processing of basic chemicals that make up the remaining industry classes.

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