May. 10, 2015Topics
In 2011 six European chemical companies joined to create the "Together for Sustainability" initiative (TfS), which now has 12 members in Europe and the U.S.
Chemical distribution is and will continue to be a vibrant and professional industry that has demonstrated its strength by overcoming challenges and emerging intact despite the economic context of recent years. Without a doubt, the ...
Apr. 23, 2015Topics
Chemicals are vital to our well-being. They help us grow more abundant crops and preserve our food. In the form of plastics, rubber and foam, they help make our homes, factories and vehicles clean and comfortable. They enable us to make ...
Apr. 16, 2015News & Opinions
European chemical production rose 0.2% in 2014, the chemical industry federation CEFIC said in its just-published Chemicals Trends Report. By contrast, sales fell 1% year-on-year against the 2013 figure of €527 billion, and prices sank by ...
Mar. 26, 2015Topics
The sharp drop in oil prices in the second half of last year is causing some dilemmas not only for individual chemical producers in Europe, particularly those making petrochemicals and other energy-intensive chemicals, but also the ...
Dec. 12, 2014News & Opinions
The EU chemical industry confidence indicator (CCI) published by the European Chemistry Council, CEFIC, soared in October 2014 and reached its highest level since July 2011, the industry federation said, adding that capacity utilization ...
Dec. 04, 2014News & Opinions
The Nordic Council, representing the governments of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, has called on the European Commission to accelerate plans for identifying assessing and possibly banning toiletry ingredients that may be ...
Nov. 24, 2014News & Opinions
Domestic EU market share
Oct. 28, 2014Topics
The European chemical industry has reduced its forecast growth in chemicals output in 2014 in the face of evidence of an economic slowdown both in Europe and in the world's fast expanding markets such as China and Brazil.
Oct. 17, 2014News & Opinions
Jean-Pierre Clamadieu was elected president of the European Chemistry Council CEFIC at the chemical trade body's annual meeting on Oct. 17 in Paris, France.
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