Jun. 24, 2016News & Opinions
Marijn Dekkers, president of the German chemical industry association Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI), commented on the outcome of the EU referendum in Great Britain: „The German chemical industry has always been committed to ...
Mar. 22, 2016News & Opinions
The frenzy in the global agrochemicals market is showing no signs of tapering off anytime soon. Where activity once was focused on sow and spray, it’s now buy and sell.
Feb. 26, 2016News & Opinions
Shortly after the appointment of Werner Baumann to succeed Marijn Dekkers as CEO of Bayer was announced on Feb. 24, Anglo-Dutch consumer goods producer Unilever revealed that Dekkers has agreed to become chairman of its board of directors.
Dec. 18, 2015News & Opinions
Contrasting with CEFIC’s forecast for Europe as a whole, the German chemical industry has a slightly more upbeat note on the business outlook for 2016.
Nov. 04, 2015News & Opinions
Growth in the German chemical industry slowed in the third quarter, with production easing back 1.4% against the previous three-month period, due to slack demand in summer. Compared with the 2014 quarter, however, production rose by 1.1%, ...
Oct. 20, 2015News & Opinions
Comments made by Bayer CEO Marijn Dekkers in a talk with the UK business newspaper Financial Times have fueled speculation that the German group may be interested in picking up the vegetable seeds business Swiss rival Syngenta plans to ...
Sep. 22, 2015News & Opinions
After shedding its plastics business Bayer MaterialScience – now trading as Covestro – the Bayer group is reorganizing its business structure, replacing the strategic management holding with an integrated organization that from ...
Sep. 14, 2015News & Opinions
Growth in the German chemical-pharmaceutical industry continued moderate in the second quarter, the industry association Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI) said in its quarterly report.
Sep. 07, 2015News & Opinions
After carving out its engineering plastics sub-group Bayer MaterialScience as Covestro on Sept. 1, Bayer is wasting no time pushing the fledgling company to stand on its own feet.
Sep. 04, 2015Topics
Around the globe, market conditions for chemical industry players remained volatile and challenging, corporate chieftains said unanimously in reporting on the second quarter and first half of 2015. Benefiting from the euro’s ...
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