New edition of the chemical industry’s Facts and Figures and regional overview is online

Economic Facts and Figures and Landscape

With over 1.2 million workers, €499 billion turnover and €9.4 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. Tomorrow’s world will become even more so a world created by chemistry, as many future climate-neutral and circular solutions rely on chemicals, from wind turbines to electric vehicles.

Cefic’s Facts&Figures are a wealth of data on the industry’s economic, trade, environmental performance as well as energy consumption and R&I spending (based on 2020 data).

The Landscape of the European Chemical industry provides an accurate overview of the sector in all Cefic member countries.