Furthermore, IPPIC and CEFIC
argue that the allocation of the Belgian-proposed SP to a list of entries could imply that a technical name is always required for those entries.
The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC
), to which CEPE and a lot of other downstream sector associations are affiliated, points out that virtually every manufacturing industry depends on chemicals in their activities, especially in the development of innovative products.
Currently, Ferrari serves as chief executive officer of Versalis SpA, chairman of Matrica SpA, president of PlasticsEurope, a board member of Conseil Europeen de l'Industrie Chimique (CEFIC
), a director & chair of the Compensation Committee as well as a member of the Audit Committee of Venator Materials PLC.
Thailand is a net importer of chemicals and lies in the heart of the strong ASEAN and Asian market," Rene van Sloten, executive director at the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC
), told Europolitics environment.
For the chemical industry, represented by CEFIC
, this report confirms that the world's most complex and costly chemicals regulatory regime is working.
"The economic outlook for Europe looks relatively grim at the moment," said Alan Eastwood, senior economist at the UK Chemical Industries Association (CIA) and chairman of economic forecasting task force of the Brussels-based European Chemical industry Council (Cefic
However, Erwin Annys, chemicals policy director at the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic
), told BNA that companies should be cautious about committing resources to phasing out chemicals on the SIN list when regulations to limit their use are not yet a certainty.
Europe: The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic
) predicts that the output of the EU chemical industry--excluding pharmaceuticals--will grow by 2.6% in 2007, up from 2.1% in 2006.
The Nynas group is engaged in environmental work within the oil industry organisation CONCAWE and the European Chemical Industry Federation CEFIC
. Nynas' refineries are certified in accordance with the ISO 14001 environmental standard, and the Swedish refinery is adherent to the European Union's special environmental management programme EMAS.