In a joint statement the Director General of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), Marco Mensink and the Chief Executive of the Chemical Industries Association, Steve Elliott called for an agreed Brexit deal. The absence of an exit agreement between the UK and the EU would have major implications for Europe as a whole. This is all the more important for the petrochemical sector since chemicals derived from oil and gas account for 30% of EU chemicals’ trade with the UK.

For further information, please read the full statement.