Cefic Chemicals Trends Report
The Chemicals Trends summary report provides a snapshot of the chemical industry performance in the 27 countries of the European Union and is based on data released by Eurostat.
Issued monthly, the current report distils Eurostat data into top 10 areas:
- economic climate,
- business climate,
- output, producer prices,
- total sales,
- domestic sales,
- extra-EU exports,
- extra-EU imports,
- capacity utilisation
Chemical (trends) monthly report – January 2023
Decreasing energy prices provide short relief, followed by strong decline in chemicals demand, still sentiment is up.
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – June 2022
Chemicals output in most EU countries dropped significantly in March 2022; supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, and rising energy prices are expected to continue negatively affecting the sector in 2022
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – May 2022
2022 chemicals output still above the 2021 level, but the energy price shock and economic uncertainty lead to fallingdemand in key end-use sectors
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – December 2021
Chemical production is slightly above the pre-pandemic levels
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – September 2021
Chemical growth returning closer to pre-COVID19 levels but challenging times remain for industry
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – July 2021
EU27 chemical output returns to pre-pandemic level but large differences across countries remain
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – May 2021
Industry data confirms green shoots of recovery but reveals highly challenging times remain for industry
Cefic Chemical Trends Report – September 2020
EU chemical output shows signs of fragile recovery, but remains 9% below the pre-crisis level
Cefic Chemical Trends Report July 2020
The chemical industry shows some resilience amid economic recession, but decrease in total output is inevitable
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – April 2019
Chemicals output continues to decline as the global economy slows down.
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report -January 2019
The second half of 2018 proved more severe than expected, with production posting no growth from January to October 2018 compared to the same period of 2017. Chemicals prices rose 3.7% during the same period, while chemicals sales reached 3.9% through September 2018. Chemicals exports were up 4.2%, while chemicals imports jumped 7.0% through September 2018.
Cefic chemicals trends report – September 2018
Chemicals growth remains positive, despite deteriorating world economic climate
Chemicals Trends Report – January 2018
The EU chemicals sector faring better and closer to its pre-crisis level
Report on the importance of trade secrets for chemical companies
This report aims at illustrating what are trade secrets or confidential business information and their importance for the chemical sector, by providing better insight on the way they are used. It also contains a description of the problems encountered by companies due to the lack of effective protection at EU level.