Keyword: European chemical industry


CEFIC Urges Strong EU Industrial Policy

02.03.2021 -

Following a decline of 2% in 2020, European chemical production is forecast to pick up by 3% in 2021, before growth rates taper off slightly in 2022, but output in that...


CEFIC: EU Chemical Output Shows Small Signs of Recovery

14.09.2020 -

According to its latest Chemical Quarterly Report, which CEFIC, the European Chemical Industry Council, published on Sept. 10, chemical output in the EU27 dropped by 5.2%...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Future-Relationship Negotiations between the EU and the UK

02.03.2020 - Reacting to the formal approval of a new Brexit negotiation mandate by the EU General Affairs Council on Feb. 25, the EU and UK chemical industry have outlined their priorities for...


CEFIC: 2018 Output Declines Slightly amid Global Economic Downturn

01.03.2019 - According to the Ifo World Economic Survey (WES, Q4-2018) – experts’ assessments of both the current economic situation and their economic expectations deteriorated somewhat...


CEFIC Expects Modest Chemical Production Growth

20.07.2018 - CEFIC, the European Chemical Industry Council, expects modest chemical production growth of 1.5% in the European Union in both 2018 and 2019. Growth will be similar to that...

Markets & Companies

Regaining Competitiveness in the Global Market

24.11.2017 - The European chemical industry is of major importance for economic development and wealth, providing modern products and materials and enabling solutions in virtually all sectors...

Strategy & Management

A Future-oriented Industrial Policy Strategy

07.07.2017 - René van Sloten, CEFIC executive director industrial policy, explains why a holistic EU industrial policy strategy needs to be put in place – as called for by the Competitiveness...


Industry Pushes EU to Boost Competitiveness

24.02.2017 - European industry is turning up the heat on the EU’s institutions to finally come up with a plan to help manufacturers become more competitive. In a joint paper, called the “Joint...