Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS 325)
Under this topic you will find the North American Industry Classification
System definition of the
Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS 325) subsector. You can use this
definition to properly identify the segment of the industry you wish to study
further in other sections of Canadian Industry Statistics.
Definition of the Subsector
This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing chemicals and chemical preparations, from organic and inorganic raw materials.
Establishments primarily engaged in:
- field processing of crude petroleum and natural gas (211, Oil and Gas Extraction)
- beneficiating mineral ores (212, Mining and Quarrying (except Oil and Gas))
- processing crude petroleum and coal (324, Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing)
- smelting and refining ores and concentrates (331, Primary Metal Manufacturing)