Nonorganic chemicals sales increased by 20.01 percent in comparison to the prior year, refreshed statistics from European Commission indicate. The indicator rose by 24 813 thousand kilograms, versus the prior year when it dropped by 11.7 percent. Germany saw a raise of 109.3% in nonorganic chemicals sales over the past 18 years. Likewise, it has attained a increase at a 0.04% average annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a negligible overall rise since the start of observations. It averaged 136 425 thousand kilograms from 1999 to 2016 and it hit its all-time high of 249 224 thousand kilograms in 2006 and record low of 71 100 thousand kilograms in 1999.