Keyword: European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC)


Sharon McGuiness new ECHA Chief Executive

27.06.2022 -

Sharon McGuinness has been appointed to a five-year term as the new executive director of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the body that administrates the REACH...


EU Unveils “Fit for 55” Climate Proposals

15.07.2021 -

Building on the Green Deal it rolled out at the end of 2019 and the European Climate Law that goes into effect this month, the European Commission on Jul. 14, concretized...

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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...


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...


EU Chemicals Output Impacted by Pandemic

06.12.2020 -

Despite “encouraging” signs of a recovery of chemical production in May from the coronavirus-related “historic slump” in March and April, progress is now slowing, the...


Martin Brudermüller Is new CEFIC President

16.10.2020 -

Martin Brudermüller, CEO of BASF, has been elected president of the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) for a two-year term. In the rotating position, the 59-year...


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%...


CEFIC Urges Recovery Plan for Green and Digital Future

16.07.2020 -

As the European Council meets tomorrow, July 17, in Brussels for its first in-person session since the coronavirus forced business, offices and governments into virtual...