Logo
10.07.2019

Article

Downward Trend Continues: German Chemical Industry Cuts its 2019 Forecast

Slump in sales and trade crises: The chemical industry in Europe in general and Germany in particular had a bumpy start into 2019. The downward trend of 2018 intensified during the first half of the year, as important customer industries are weakening and the special effects of t...

read...
Logo
09.11.2016

Article

Chemical Industry Searches for a New Relationship to the US

“Woken up in a different world” – The EU chemical industry, representing over 1.2million jobs and bringing 550 billion Euro to the EU economy, has voiced concerns about the uncertainties in the wake of 2016’s presidential elections…

read...
Logo
27.07.2016

Article

Germany Cuts its Forecast: Chemicals Fallen on Hard Times

Weak demand for plastics and materials clouds perspectives for chemicals: Although German chemical trade association VCI had previously forecast a 1.5 percent rise in production, these figure had to be cut – for the third time in a row. Now, the industry calls upon policy makers ...

read...
Logo
14.06.2016

Article

A ‚Bad Signal‘ – What the 'Brexit' Means for the Chemical Industry

An 18.5 Million-Euros market at the crossroads: If Great Britain should vote for leaving the EU, the consequences for the chemical industry would be enormous – especially for the British…

read...