Brexit is sealed ... What’s next for the EU-UK chemical industry? — Europe is the second largest chemicals producer in the world. With the UK now leaving the EU zone, what will this mean for chemical trade between the two sides? PROCESS Worldwide offers an insight into this dynamic market scenario.
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) is a vital process for developing countries that are yet to establish laws regarding chemicals. The Cefic report suggests that the new trade strategy between EU-Africa can be seen as an opportunity to improve chemical safety in the region.
The key outcome of Cefic’s data analysis has revealed that there is a need to better execute the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals for imported goods. Children’s toys are considered to be the most recurrent case of non-compliance.
The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has shared a report in which it states that circular and low carbon economy solutions could become a competitive advantage for the EU chemical industry across the globe.
Cefic, der europäische Verband der chemischen Industrie, erwartet für 2019 einen Rückgang der Chemieproduktion in der Europäischen Union um 1 % gegenüber 2018. Für 2020 geht der Verband davon aus, dass die Chemieproduktion auf dem Niveau von 2019 bleibt.
Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, expects chemical production in the European Union to have declined by 1 % in 2019 compared to 2018. For 2020, chemical production is expected to stay on the same level as in 2019.
So wie ein Echolot aus großer Entfernung die Oberfläche des Meeresbodens abtastet, suchen wir in diesem Beitrag nach den Konturen der chemisch-pharmazeutischen Industrie der Zukunft. Klar ist: Klimaschutz und Energiewende werden der Chemie gravierende Anpassungen abverlangen.
This year’s European Responsible Care Awards are dominated by projects promoting digitalisation and circularity in the chemical industry. The 2019 winners are essenscia, Kemira Oyj, Solvay and Neste Oyj.
The UK Chemical Industries Association (CIA) and the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) have issued a statement on the Brexit deal under which they state that the chemical industry is cautious but at the same time relieved by the progress made on Brexit.
The Circular Plastics Alliance aims at putting back 10 million tonnes of recycled plastic into products by 2025. For this purpose, Cefic will increase chemical recycling in the European Union as it will play an important role for recycling plastics.