ACCIDENTS INCREASE IN 2017 – TRANSPORT INCIDENTS CONTINUE TO FALL
6 July 2018
The latest Responsible Care report from the Chemical Business Association (CBA) shows a year-on-year increase in the number of accidents though the long-term trend continues to decline. The number of transport incidents continues to fall, despite higher volumes of chemicals being delivered. CBA’s 2017 report on the health, safety, security and environmental performance of its distributor member companies marks the twenty-fifth year in which this aggregate data has been published for the chemical distribution sector. The Report is based on returns from 89 companies employing 5,825 people.
ORDER BOOKS AND SALES REMAIN POSITIVE, FUTURE SALES MARGINS NEGATIVE
22 June 2018
Order books, current sales, and sales margins have all remained in positive territory since the last CBA Trends Survey three months ago (March 2018). Current sales margins are weak and the outlook, over the next three months, for future sales margins has turned negative. Employment levels are forecast to increase over the next three months.
The CBA’s latest on-line Trends Survey was conducted during the two weeks, 4-18 June 2018, and is based on responses from 50 member companies.
Growing Concerns On EU Market Access Post-Brexit
27 April 2018
The Chairman of the UK’s leading organisation for the chemical supply chain, the Chemical Business Association (CBA), has underlined the industry’s growing concerns about securing continued access to European Union markets post-Brexit.
CBA Industry Award Winners Announced
27 April 2018
The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has awarded its annual Responsible Care awards that recognise excellence by its member companies in the operation of its industry-wide programme to promote year-on-year improvements in health, safety, security and environmental management.
Brexit analysis predicts chemical industry contraction
20 March 2018
The Chief Executive of Chemical Business Association (CBA), explained to Chemistry World the specific problems faced by the chemical and pharmaceutical industries in particular to the problems in conforming with EU regulations.
Supply Chain Trends March 2018
12 March 2018
ORDER BOOKS AND SALES TURN POSITIVE, MARGINS UNDER PRESSURE
Order books, current sales, and sales margins have all turned positive since the last CBA Trends Survey in November 2017 – but there is little momentum behind the outlook for sales during the next three months and sales margins continue to be under pressure.
CBA WELCOMES POST-BREXIT COMMITMENT ON CHEMICAL REGULATION
5 March 2018
The Chemical Business Association (CBA) welcomes the Prime Minister’s commitment ‘to explore the terms on which the UK could remain part of EU agencies such as those that are critical for the chemicals, medicines and aerospace industries.’ The Prime Minister said that the UK would negotiate ‘associate membership’ of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
ECHA publishes a news letter on making registering chemicals simpler with the IUCLID Cloud
1 March 2018
A letter on supporting SMEs having to register chemical substances by the 2018 REACH deadline was published on 1st March 2018.
Downward trend for order books, sales, and sales margins
13 November 2017
Order books, current sales, and sales margins have all shown a downward trend over the last three months according to the Chemical Business Association’s (CBA) latest Supply Chain Trends Survey.