Entradas de mayo de 2021

May 31

CERAME-UNIE SHARES THE EUROPEAN SHIPPERS COUNCIL’S CONCERNS ABOUT CURRENT DISRUPTION IN GLOBAL TRADE DUE TO CONTAINER SHORTAGE

The ceramic industry is being affected by the unprecedented surge in freight transport prices and calls on the European Commission to ensure that EU producers continue to have access to fair and accessible shipping services. The imbalances in supply and demand in maritime freight transport following the global Covid-19 pandemic have driven up the costs …

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May 24

PRE & CU Send Letter in Support of Extended Safeguard Measures on Steel Imports

Cerame-Unie and PRE sent a joint letter to DG Trade in support of the extension of the safeguard measures currently in place on certain imports of steel products. The EU Commission introduced provisional safeguard measures on steel imports in July 2018, which were confirmed in early 2019 for a period until end of June 2021. …

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May 17

Los precios eléctricos y la industria electrointensiva

POR ANDRÉS BARCELÓ · PUBLICADA 12 MAYO, 2021 · ACTUALIZADO 12 MAYO, 2021 Los efectos de la reciente campaña electoral en Madrid han ocultado la imparable subida de los precios eléctricos, que ––esta vez—no se pueden achacar a la tormenta Filomena, a bruscas tensiones en el mercado mundial del gas o a la ausencia de viento. Parece que el responsable …

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May 10

The EP Employment Committee adopted a Report on Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (CMD)

On the 25th of March 2021, the European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee (EMPL) adopted its Report on the Commission proposal for a 4th wave revision of the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (CMD), by 40 votes to 4 and 8 abstentions. The EMPL Committee approved all the 14 compromise amendments, the main results are …

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May 04

Council Conclusions Chemical Strategy for Sustainability

In the framework of the Green Deal’s The Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS), on the 15th of March 2021, the Council of the European Union adopted the Council Conclusions, “Sustainable Chemicals Strategy of the Union: Time to Deliver”. The Council supports the five main areas of action set up by the Chemicals Strategy: innovating for …

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