Keyword: European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC)


CEFIC Concerned by Revision of EU CLP Regulation

09.01.2023 -

On December 19, 2022, the European Commission proposed a revised regulation on Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) of chemicals and introduced new hazard...


CEFIC Chemicals Trends Report November 2022

12.12.2022 -

Following months of deteriorations, the latest global manufacturing flash PMI (Purchasing Managers' Index) reading has, for the first time since mid-2020, crossed the...


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...