Keyword: Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI)


Gas Constraints Pressure Chemical Industry

22.08.2022 -

Just as the outlook for gas supply to Germany appeared somewhat brighter, at the end of last week Russian gas giant Gazprom announced it would shut down the pipeline...


Outlook for German Chemicals Is “Bleak”

27.05.2022 -

German chemical and pharmaceutical producers increased output by 1.3% and sales by 7.8% to €66.3 billion in the 2022 first quarter, compared with the last 2021 quarter...


German Chemical Growth Slows in Q3

19.11.2021 -

Germany’s chemical and pharmaceutical industry continued on an upward curve in the 2021 third quarter, though growth tapered off, the industry association Verband der...


German Chemicals in Strong H1 2021 Rebound

19.08.2021 -

Despite the double whammy of the coronavirus pandemic and the related supply chain disruption, Germany’s chemical and pharmaceutical industries performed well in the...


Not all Gloom for German Chemicals in 2020

17.03.2021 -

Punctuated by lockdowns and gaps in raw materials supply, pandemic year 2020 presented major challenges for German chemical and pharmaceutical producers. However, due to...


German Chemicals Bruised but not Battered by Corona

15.09.2020 -

Despite the global coronavirus pandemic that threatened to wipe out gains made since the deep economic recession of a decade ago, Germany’s chemicals and pharmaceutical...


Subdued Outlook for German Chemicals in 2020

13.03.2020 - Despite a better than expected fourth quarter 2019, the German chemical industry association Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI) has revised its outlook for 2020 slightly...


German Chemical Producers Target Climate Neutrality

04.12.2019 - The European Parliament has voted to declare an EU-wide climate emergency as a symbolic gesture toward stepping up pressure on the European Commission’s new leadership that took...