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INEOS announces major investment in new petrochemicals plants

INEOS, a member company of Petrochemicals Europe, announced on 3 July that it would build an ethane steam cracker and a propane dehydrogenation unit in North West Europe. The steam cracker will be the first to be constructed in Europe in over 20 years.

04/07/2018 - Read more

EU chemical industry continues to grow

The EU chemicals sector continued to grow during the first quarter of 2018, but at a slower pace due to the Eurozone economy’s slowdown. Exports to the US rose by nearly 20% in value compared to last year. Petrochemicals accounted for 87% of the exports' increase, although production decreased.

04/07/2018 - Read more

10 years of REACH: turning it into a competitive advantage for Europe’s industry

As the REACH registration deadline (31 May) has passed, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and Cefic signed a cooperation agreement on 15 June to further improve REACH implementation.“The European chemical industry is looking to the EU and member states to make sure REACH becomes a competitive advantage for the European industry”, says Cefic.

15/06/2018 - Read more

Chemistry is all about you

Protectionism is not the answer

This video by Business Europe features business leaders that speak up in favour of free trade.