PODCAST: Antwerp Declaration shows chemicals CEOs mean business

Will Beacham

28-Feb-2024

BARCELONA (ICIS)–Leaders are now more willing to stand up and demand positive action by the EU to save the region’s industrial value chains.

  • Antwerp Declaration shows chemicals leaders now willing to be visible
  • CEOs have responsibility to help drive Europe transformation
  • Regulators, politicians can deliver better infrastructure, permitting
  • European Parliament elections 6-9 June may elect more business-friendly MEPs
  • Fundamental shift in Europe demand patterns
  • BASF expected to reinvent its Ludwigshafen Verbund site
  • Future could see domination by “supermajors” or more protected, regional markets

In this Think Tank podcast, Will Beacham interviews ICIS Insight Editor, Nigel Davis; ICIS Senior Consultant Asia, John Richardson; and Paul Hodges, chairman of New Normal Consulting.

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Editor’s note: This podcast is an opinion piece. The views expressed are those of the presenter and interviewees, and do not necessarily represent those of ICIS.

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