The chemical industry is a general term for enterprises and units engaged in the production and development of the chemical industry.

Chemical industry is engaged in chemical industry production and development of enterprises and units in general, chemical industry penetration in all aspects, is an integral part of the national economy, its development is to take the road of sustainable development for human economic and social development has important practical significance. The chemical industry occupies an important position in the national economy of various countries and is the basic industry and pillar industry of many countries. The speed and scale of the development of the chemical industry have a direct impact on various sectors of the social economy, and the annual output value of chemical products in the world has exceeded 1500 billion US dollars. Due to the wide range of chemical industries, complex processes, diverse products, and the large number of pollutants discharged in production, the chemical industry is a major polluter. At the same time, chemical products in the processing, storage, use and waste treatment and other links are likely to produce a large number of toxic substances that affect the ecological environment and endanger human health. The development of chemical industry to take the road of sustainable development has important practical significance for human economic and social development.