Why should you invest in this smallcase?

  • Speciality chemicals are specific items that are used in low quantities for the production of high-value goods in variety of industries viz, textiles, Tyre, adhesives, pharmaceuticals, agro-chemicals.
  • Indian middle class is leading a dramatic change in demand for items like food, clothing and transportation, which is primarily driving demand for speciality chemicals
  • Production of speciality chemicals allows customer stickiness and leads to high revenue predictability. 
  • Since price of speciality chemicals is determined through negotiations, increase in raw material costs can also be passed on to protect margins
  • The downturn in China's chemicals and specialty chemicals market in the recent years, has come as a boon for the Indian chemicals and specialty chemicals industry.
  • China's specialty chemicals market has seen a downturn in recent years, for more reasons than one, most prominent being the introduction of stringent environmental norms, which has led to the shutdown of several chemical plants.
  • Over the last five years, the labour cost in China has more than doubled compared with India, rendering Chinese manufacturers' uncompetitive vis-à-vis India in labour cost.
  • This smallcase comprises companies manufacturing speciality chemicals that are used in a wide range of industries like automobiles, pharma, textiles, food processing, agro chemicals, etc

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Created by Axis Securities Ltd (ASL) Research

Past Performance vs 

Value of ₹ 100 invested once on
inception of this smallcase

Sep 11, 2015

would be
Indian Speciality Chemicals
₹ 423.08
Equity Mid & Small Cap
₹ 139.30


Past performance doesn't guarantee future returns & is inclusive of all rebalances. Download chart