Chemicals and plastics

For a long time chemistry has represented the most important productive sector of the Province of Venice, also for what concerns the export. Situated mainly in the industrial district of Porto Marghera, the compartment has reduced, during the years, its percentage on the total amount of the province exportations; nevertheless, in 2016 it ranked 8th on exportations, with the flows to foreign countries decreased by 4.4% compared to 2015 (the value refers to “ basic chemical products, fertilizers, plastics”).

In the Province of Rovigo the sector represents the first product category intended for foreign countries.

The production in the two districts includes basic chemical products, paints, varnishes and glazes, household products and personal care products, plastic components, refractory and building products.