A Pillar of the European Economy
The European chemical industry is of major importance for economic development and wealth, providing modern products and materials and enabling solutions in virtually all sectors. A wealth generating sector of the economy, and a valuable part of Europe’s economic infrastructure, it aims to provide solutions for the achievement of a competitive, low carbon and circular economy in Europe and beyond.
Facts and Figures
With over 1.2 million workers, €760 billion turnover and €11 billion R&I investments, the European chemical industry is a wealth generating sector of the economy and a major contributor to building a sustainable future for Europe.
The landscape of the European chemical industry
For an accurate picture of the European chemical industry – beyond the regional overview — the “Landscape of the European chemical industry” provides country-by-country snapshots for a better understanding of the industry today, the challenges it faces, and our ambitions for the future.
low-carbon technologies projects map
A new interactive and customizable map shows planned and ongoing projects and investments in low-carbon technologies made by the EU chemical manufacturers.
You will be able to explore the activities across different European countries and across a broad range of technologies.
Content you may want to read:
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report