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December 12, 2014
The European Commission has announced that the European Parliament and the European Council—the institutions of the heads of state or government of the 28 member states of the European Union—have reached a provisional political agreement on draft legislation on the cultivation of crops based on genetically-modified organisms (GMOs)....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Europe-provisionally-agrees-on-cultivation-of-GMOs_66087.html
December 12, 2014
The production of chemicals in Germany has increased by 1.5% in 2014 compared with last year, says trade association VCI (Frankfurt)....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Germanys-chemical-output-creeps-up-1-5-percent-in-2014_66088.html
December 12, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS), one of the world’s largest polymer companies, with 2013 sales of €11.2 billion ($13.9 billion), is preparing to separate from Bayer and plans to add operations....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Exclusive-BMS-readies-for-split-from-Bayer-via-Frankfurt-listing_66039.html
December 11, 2014
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) has today announced the start-up of its integrated pilot plant for the production of Elicarb graphene products. The company will use the plant to produce high...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Thomas-Swan-announces-successful-start-up-of-graphene-pilot-plant_66080.html
December 10, 2014
Poland has notified that European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) that it intends to submit an intention dossier on methanol to the Registry of Intentions (RoI). A previous intention...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Methanol-to-be-submitted-to-RoI-under-Reach_66036.html
December 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started a 45-day public commenting period on harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) proposals for two biocidal active...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-launches-CLH-consultations-on-two-biocidal-active-substances_66033.html
December 10, 2014
Cefic says that it expects chemical output is to continue growing in 2015, but that expectations about the pace of European and global economic growth have weakened. Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Cefic-cuts-forecast-for-2015-European-chemical-output-to-1-percent_66021.html
December 10, 2014
Stora Enso, a Helsinki-based forestry products company, says it will concentrate its new biomaterials business development in an innovation center in Sweden. The aim of the unit is to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Stora-Enso-to-open-biomaterials-innovation-center-in-Sweden_66023.html
December 9, 2014
Cecilia Malmström, recently confirmed European commissioner for trade, appeared before the European Parliament recently to answer questions about the transatlantic trade and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/New-European-trade-commissioner-Malmstrom-answers-MEPs-questions-on-TTIP_65993.html
December 9, 2014
Germany’s federal minister for research, Johanna Wanka, has opened the first demonstration plant worldwide that can produce synthetic fuel such as petrol, diesel, or kerosine...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/German-pilot-plant-produces-fuel-from-renewable-electricity-and-carbon-dioxide_65995.html
December 8, 2014
A group of twelve members of the European Parliament (MEP) will attend the United Nations climate conference in Lima, Peru. The MEPs plan to meet Christiana Figueres, executive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Delegation-from-European-Parliament-to-attend-Lima-climate-summit_65965.html
December 8, 2014
Production of chemicals in Germany increased by 1.5% in 2014, compared with last year, says chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt). The increase in demand for chemicals was...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/VCI-German-chemical-production-up-1-5-percent-in-2014-"moderate-upward-trend"-expected-in-2015_65962.html
December 8, 2014
The European Commission says in a report that European companies must boost investment in research to remain competitive in the global environment. Investment in R&D by companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Report-Europe-must-boost-R-and-D-investment-to-remain-competitive_65957.html
December 5, 2014
At a public hearing this week, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) grilled negotiators and experts involved in the trade discussions with the United States over the Transatlantic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/MEPs-grill-TTIP-negotiators_65931.html
December 5, 2014
The European Council has adopted conclusions with a focus on the role of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and on preparations for the establishment of a roadmap dealing with...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Council-considers-challenges-and-opportunities-facing-European-industry_65932.html
December 5, 2014
Shortages of advantaged gas feedstock, competition from US shale gas, and the decline in the price of crude oil are some of the challenges facing Mideast chemical producers, including Sabic, the region’s largest industry player....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Exclusive-Sabic-CEO-discusses-strategy-with-CW_65841.html
December 5, 2014
Ineos has pledged to invest $1.00 billion to explore and appraise shale gas in the United Kingdom if it wins all of the shale gas licenses it has applied for in the country....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Ineos-seeking-to-become-leading-shale-player-in-UK_65842.html
December 5, 2014
Eden Research (Witney, UK) has signed an exclusive license agreement with the France arm of Sumi Agro Europe, a member of Sumitomo Corp., to sell 3AEY, an Eden-developed plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/UK-firm-licenses-biological-crop-protection-technology-to-Sumi-Agro_65843.html
December 5, 2014
BASF has announced plans to make a major investment in a “pioneering superabsorbent technology” that enables the design of thinner and more comfortable diapers....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/BASF-to-invest-up-to-$619-million-in-new-superabsorbent-technology_65853.html
December 5, 2014
The European Commission has adopted a communication from European trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström proposing enhanced transparency of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/EU-Commission-agrees-on-enhanced-TTIP-transparency_65854.html
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