July 2010

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: EU chemical industry on upswing

The European Union (EU) chemical industry is expected to grow by 9.5% in 2010, according to research conducted by the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic). For 2011, “expectations point to ..

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The European Union (EU) chemical industry is expected to grow by 9.5% in 2010, according to research conducted by the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic). For 2011, “expectations point to a growth of 2% compared to 2010,” said Dr. Hubert Mandery, director general for Cefic. Cefic anticipates a period of consolidation around the second half of 2010 and early 2011. This explains the marked reduction in growth rate forecast for 2011. Despite the high growth figures for 2010, output at the end of 2011 will still be below previous levels, and it is likely to be another two years before those are seen again. Chemicals (excluding pharmaceuticals) experienced a sudden fall in out

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