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January 23, 2015
The European Union will devolve to its 28 individual member states the power to authorize the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops, allowing national governments to approve new GM crops or ban them on nonscientific grounds....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/New-law-widens-opportunity-to-cultivate-GM-crops-in-Europe_67102.html
January 22, 2015
The industry, research, and energy committee of the European Parliament today rejected an amendment to begin reform of the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Parliament-industry-committee-fails-to-agree-on-reform-date-for-EU-ETS_67096.html
January 20, 2015
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says it is collaborating with the Graphene Engineering Innovation Center (GEIC) at the University of Manchester in the design of a graphene research center...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Thomas-Swan-University-of-Manchester-collaborate-in-design-of-graphene-research-center_67004.html
January 19, 2015
European chemical output grew by 0.7% year-on-year (YOY) during the first 10 months of 2014, while prices fell by 1.6%, Cefic says. Output in October fell by 1.2% compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Cefic-EU-chemical-output-up-0-7-percent-for-first-10-months-of-2014-employment-up-for-fourth-consecutive-quarter_66964.html
January 19, 2015
The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; United Arab Emirates) has announced the reappointment of Adnan Amin as director general to a second four-year term, to run from April...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/International-Renewable-Energy-Agency-reappoints-director-general_66961.html
January 16, 2015
Germany’s chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) says it welcomes the public debate on investor protection during a plenary debate on the topic in Germany’s parliament...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/VCI-Excluding-ISDS-from-TTIP-would-be-totally-wrong_66942.html
January 16, 2015
DSM says that it has reached agreement with Cathay Investments (Sutton, UK) for the sale of DSM’s Euroresins business. Euroresins distributes products to the composite resins...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/DSM-to-sell-resins-distribution-business-to-UK-firm_66870.html
January 16, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) made two announcements in January related to the company’s polyethylene terephthalate (PET) business in Turkey....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Indorama-buys-PET-plant-in-Turkey-abandons-separate-PET-acquisition_66871.html
January 16, 2015
Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell say they have decided not to proceed with the proposed Al Karaana petrochemicals project in Qatar and that they have stopped further work on the project...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Qatar-Petroleum-Shell-scrap-$6-5-billion-petchems-project_66872.html
January 16, 2015
Influential international shareholders have expressed their support for the management of Sika (Baar, Switzerland) in its battle to thwart a $2.78-billion bid from Saint-Gobain (Courbevoie, France) to gain control of Sika....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/More-Sika-shareholders-reject-Saint-Gobain-bid-for-control_66908.html
January 14, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published its Reach 2018 Roadmap. Reach is the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-publishes-Reach-2018-Roadmap-to-support-companies-in-meeting-2018-registration-deadline_66815.html
January 13, 2015
The European Commission says that is has opened a tender for a “study on the regulatory fitness of the legislative framework governing the risk management of chemicals.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Commission-tenders-for-study-on-fitness-of-legislation-managing-chemical-risk_66792.html
January 13, 2015
The European Commission has today published its analysis of the response received during its online consultation on the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Commission-reports-analysis-of-online-consultation-on-investor-state-dispute-settlement-in-TTIP_66797.html
January 12, 2015
Demand for chemicals in 2014 was dampened by the global political crisis and the uncertainty surrounding the development of the global economy. The outlook for chemical companies in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/German-chemical-employers-association-2014-fell-short-of-expectations-uncertainty-on-the-rise_66741.html
January 9, 2015
Evonik Industries says that it has appointed Ulrich Küsthardt as new chief innovation officer, effective from the beginning of this year. Küsthardt says that he plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Evonik-appoints-new-chief-innovation-officer_66709.html
January 9, 2015
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), says that it has signed a firm agreement for the previously announced divestment of some of the company’s petrochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Versalis-signs-deal-to-divest-petchem-assets-at-Sarroch-to-refining-firm_66652.html
January 9, 2015
Banner Chemicals (Runcorn, UK) says that it has agreed to acquire Stowlin Croftshaw (Leicester, UK), a maker of a complete range of products for metal surface treatment, cleaning, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Banner-Chemicals-acquires-metals-surface-treatment-firm_66650.html
January 9, 2015
BASF and Gazprom (Moscow) have abandoned plans for an energy asset swap that had been scheduled to be complete at the end of 2014....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/BASF-Gazprom-abandon-energy-asset-swap_66651.html
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