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A Roadmap towards the EU Green Deal Goals

06.02.2023 -

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC), together with national chemical industry trade groups such as the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI), contributed...

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On the Way to Climate Neutrality

03.06.2021 -

The EU Commission’s ambitious plan for a European Green Deal, launched shortly before the pandemic struck in early 2020, aims to make the continent the world’s first...


EU Starts In-Depth Probe of Bayer-Monsanto

23.08.2017 - The European Commission has launched a Phase II in-depth investigation into Bayer's planned $66 billion takeover of Monsanto, saying it has “preliminary concerns” that the deal...


Arkema Complains Again to EU about Honeywell

06.06.2017 - For the second time since in six years, French chemical producer Arkema has filed an anti-trust complaint with the European Commission accusing Honeywell of abusing its dominant...


CEFIC Comments on EU Endocrine Disruptors Plan

09.08.2016 - Joining other stakeholders who initially commented on the draft legislation defining criteria for identifying endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in biocidal and plant protection...


EU Regulatory Costs Double in Ten Years

18.07.2016 - A study just released by the European Commission, the Cumulative Cost Assessment (CCA) for the EU Chemical Industry shows that the annual cost for chemical companies to comply with...


EU Postpones Glyphosate Vote Again

20.05.2016 - Yet again, the European Commission has postponed a vote on extending the registration of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready seeds-to-herbicide program. The...


EU Commission Postpones Glyphosate Vote

09.03.2016 - The EU has again postponed a decision on whether to extend its approval for glyphosate, the controversial active ingredient for a number of herbicides including Monsanto's Roundup...