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MAJOR FALLS IN ORDER BOOKS AND SALES – CBA TRENDS SURVEY

15 July 2019

Both order books and current sales have fallen by 60% in the three months since the last Supply Chain Trends Survey in April 2019. Sales margins have declined by 40%. The number of companies expecting to create more jobs in the next three months has fallen to its lowest level since these Surveys began six years ago.

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CBA PUBLISHES PLAN TO MAKE UK REACH WORKABLE

24 June 2019

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has proposed a solution that will make UK REACH workable by solving the crucial issue of access to testing data. It would also ensure that UK companies have continued frictionless access to the EU market post-Brexit as well as EU companies enjoying a similar level of access to the UK Market.

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Logistics Indices of Performance (IoP) 2018 News

14 May 2019

NO YEAR-ON-YEAR RISE IN TRANSPORT INCIDENTS The CBA’s annual report on the performance measure for its road haulage, warehouse, and tank farm members – the Logistics Index – reveals four transport incidents in 2018 – the same as the preceding year. None of these road traffic accidents involved a release of chemicals. In 2018, CBA logistics member companies made nearly one and a quarter million journeys to deliver more than four million tonnes of chemicals.

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Distributor Indices of Performance (IoP) 2018 News

14 May 2019

CBA’s latest report on the safety, health, security and environmental performance of its distributor member companies reveals a year-on-year decline in the Lost Time Accident Rate and the number of accidents. In 2018, CBA members companies completed more than one and a quarter million separate journeys to distribute over four million tonnes of chemicals.

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CBA AWARD WINNERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

25 April 2019

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) presented its industry Awards at its Annual Lunch on 17 April before an audience of a thousand members and guests at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. CBA’s annual Awards recognise excellence by member companies in relation to the operation of its Responsible Care programme, an industry-wide initiative promoting year-on-year improvements in health, safety, security and environmental management and on member companies’ interaction with their local communities.

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POSITIVE TRENDS SHOW SHORT-TERM BREXIT STOCK BUILDING

8 April 2019

The latest Supply Chain Trends Survey from the Chemical Business Association (CBA) reveals further evidence of stock building ahead of the UK’s exit from the European Union. These trends appear to be short-term as order books and sales are forecast to enter negative territory in three months time.

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Sigma-Aldrich Co. Ltd joins CBA

1 April 2019

Sigma-Aldrich Co. Ltd joins CBA

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Petrico Ltd joins CBA

25 March 2019

Petrico Ltd joins CBA

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CBA SELLS ITS REGULATORY COMPLIANCE SUBSIDIARY TO C.S.B. GmbH

6 March 2019

CBA SELLS ITS REGULATORY COMPLIANCE SUBSIDIARY TO C.S.B. GmbH The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has sold its specialist regulatory compliance company – Regulatory Facilitation Company Limited (ReFaC) – to C.S.B. GmbH (CSB), Krefeld, Germany, for an undisclosed sum. The transaction completed on Monday 4 March 2019.

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