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The Global Chemicals Outlook is a comprehensive and practical publication that assembles scientific, technical and socio-economic information on the sound management of chemicals. It is targeted to decision makers in order to build capacity and to implement policy change to protect the environment and human health. As such, the Global Chemicals Outlook covers three broad inter-linked areas building upon the findings of existing and concurrent studies; 1.Trends and indicators for chemical production, transport, use and disposal, and, associated health and environment impacts. 2. Economic implications of these trends, including costs of inaction and benefits of action on sound management of chemicals; and3. Instruments and approaches for sound management of chemicals, including promotion of safer alternatives and guidance to accelerate the achievement of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) goals by 2020.