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    | Chemicals Trends Report | EU chemical industry continues its recovery in 2017

    12 October 2017

    Brussels, 12 October 2017 - The EU chemical industry is continuing its recovery in 2017. Chemicals confidence remains good. While chemicals output rose during the first seven months of the year, the same period saw chemicals prices surge. Chemicals consumption and sales climbed during the first half of the year, with chemicals exports and imports also up during the first six months.

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    | Chemical Trends Report | Mid-Year Overview EU chemicals industry grows significantly in 2017, while remaining below pre-crisis level

    23 August 2017

    Chemicals output grew significantly during the first half of 2017, compared to the same period of 2016, according to the Cefic Chemical Trends Report mid-year overview. Production remains below the first quarter of 2008, however. Chemicals business confidence continues to improve, with prospects for the coming months moving in a positive direction. Producer prices surged, surpassing the previous year’s level during the first half of 2017, and the first five months of the year saw a marked rise in sales.

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    | Chemical Trends Report | EU chemicals industry on a promising trend

    13 July 2017

    Production reaches highest level in eight years Production in the EU chemicals sector grew 2.4% through April 2017 compared to the same period of 2016. Output rose in most chemicals sub-sectors. Production saw a significant increase in plastics (8.0%), dyes and pigments (3.7%), basic inorganics (3.3%), and cosmetics (1.9%). No significant growth for specialty chemicals (0.5%) was recorded. Output reached the highest level for eight years. ▲

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    | Chemicals Trends Report | Chemicals Economic Outlook Note

    14 June 2017

    Faster chemical production growth likely in 2017 after weak dynamics in 2016

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    | Chemical Trends Report | Prospects continue to brighten for the EU chemicals industry

    30 May 2017

    According to the Ifo World Economic Survey (WES) “second quarter of 2017”, experts’ assessments of the current economic situation were considerably more positive, making their sharpest increase since January 2013. Economic expectations also improved. A further recovery was seen in the world economy in the second quarter. The ifo World Economic Climate improved in nearly all regions of the world. The main drivers remained the advanced economies, and especially the European Union.

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    | Chemical Trends Report | EU chemicals output growth: good start to the year 2017

    20 April 2017

    Global economy in an optimistic mood According to the latest Eurozone economic outlook report (April 6 th 2017), despite intensified political uncertainties and the upturn in inflation, the prospects for global economic activity have improved in recent months. Business surveys indicate an improvement in the near-term outlook. Furthermore, international trade is expected to continue to recover and to boost sales abroad during 2017 (Source: Ifo-Insee-Istat forecast Eurozone economic outlook, April, 6 th 2017).

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    | Chemical Trends Report | 2016: EU chemicals output posts positive growth for third year running

    14 March 2017

    According to Ifo World Economic Survey (WES) “first quarter of 2017”; the Ifo World Economic Climate continued to improve this quarter. The indicator rose to +2.6 balance points from -1.2 points previously. Experts’ assessments of the current economic situation were no longer quite as unfavourable as last quarter. Expectations also brightened somewhat, pointing to a moderate recovery in the world economy.

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    | Chemical Trends Report | EU chemicals business confidence improves

    26 January 2017

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