IHS Chemical Week

Services :: Transportation

VCI: Germany's chemical industry calls for a 'masterplan for transport infrastructure'

4:27 AM MDT | June 12, 2014 | Michael Ravenscroft

A well-functioning transport infrastructure is an important economic factor in Germany. About 226 million m.t. of chemical products were shipped to customers in 2012 (excluding pipelines), making the chemical industry the second largest customer of the haulage industry, accounting for about 6% of the total haulage traffic, according to VCI. Chemical companies ship almost two-thirds of their production by road, 14% by rail, and 10% by barge, VCI says. Germany must prevent a further deterioration in the transport network if it wishes to secure its competitiveness...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa