The Chemical Business Association of Tarragona (AEQT) is a community-based entity that includes Southern Europe’s most competitive chemical corporations, and leads a world-famous cluster that seeks to contribute to Tarragona’s sustainable development.

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The sector in numbers

The petrochemical sector is Tarragona´s economic engine and a leader in safety practices, environmental impact reduction and social responsibility.

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
SUSTAINABILITY INDICATORS
ECONOMIC INDICATORS
SUSTAINABILITY INDICATORS

20 M

TONS OF TOTAL ANNUAL PRODUCTION

93%

INDEFINITE CONTRACTS

35.000

INDUCED JOBS

50%

OF THE CHEMICAL PRODUCTION OF TARRAGONA AND 25% OF THAT OF SPAIN

+50%

OF THE EXPORTS OF THE DEMARCATION OF TARRAGONA

98%

OF THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES USES CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

Sustainability

The petrochemical sector is a reference for its commitment to sustainability, to people and to the environment, both in its daily operations and as a driving force for new projects.

Air Quality

Our sector is committed to protecting the environment through continuous investment in improved techniques and transparency, with projects like the Air Quality Observatory, that monitors air quality data in real time.

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Safety

Safety is the chemical industry’s main priority, with growing investment, improved techniques, continual training, strict standards and protocols, and joint ventures such as the Chemical Park Emergency Services

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Committed to the Environment

The chemical industry keeps an open communication with society, and sponsors cooperation projects like the Public Advisory Panel and several other collaboration agreements.

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