09 December 2008 21:55 [Source: ICIS news]
Europe's chemical industry will remain competitive as long as the region puts in place the proper framework and trade policy, said Rene Van Sloten of Cefic. Van Sloten was speaking to the CMAI World Methanol Conference.
Van Sloten warned of trade protectionism, however.
"We all win provided that competition and globalisation will lead to a redistribution of labour across the world, provided it is not based on subsidies and unfair trade schemes," he said.To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect
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