The voice of biomass-derived chemicals in Europe

Boosting the development of sustainable biomass-derived chemical industries in Europe.

With a value-chain perspective in mind, we want to get the biomass-derived chemicals sector in the EU Green Deal and in related policies and instruments as one of the solution providers.

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A growing number of chemical biorefineries (excluding biofuels) valorise agricultural, forestry, waste, marine and other biobased feedstocks in the EU
The bio-based chemical sector (excluding biofuels) number of employees has been slightly growing over the last 10 years
(billion €) The bio-based chemicals (excluding biofuels) turnover has been increasing by nearly 26% between 2009 and 2019

About Cefic

The voice of the chemical industry in Europe
Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, founded in 1972, is the voice of large, medium and small chemical companies across Europe, which provide 1.2 million jobs and account for approximately 15% of world chemicals production.

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