making the essential building blocks for today’s crop protection products

ensuring increased farming yields and preventing plant and livestock diseases.
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making the essential building blocks for today’s pharmaceuticals

two-thirds of fine chemicals are used as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) or excipients in medicines.
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european fine chemicals manufacturers.

latest news

New infographic on the pharmaceutical supply chain in Europe

19 Aug 2020

EFCG, APIC and IPEC Europe address the complex pharmaceutical supply chain in Europe in a joint infographic. Download...

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COVID-19 is reshaping the pharmaceutical supply chain

27 Apr 2020

APRIL 27, 2020 | C&EN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 16 | Rick Mullin The coronavirus pandemic may mark a rebalancing of where drugs are made as nations recognize a security imperative The COVID-19 pandem...

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VOXEurop article – Europe’s suicidal reliance on drugs made in China

12 Mar 2020

VOXEurop Article – 11/03/2020 Since two years, EFCG has been advocating for a comprehensive set of measures to reduce Europe's dependence on China for our essential APIs. These are listed in our...

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upcoming events

Chemspec postponed to May 2021 in Frankfurt

18 May 2021 - Frankfurt, Germany

In light of the COVID-19 situation, the Chemspec organisers have decided to postpone the fair, which will take place on 19 – 20 May 2021 in Frankfurt, Germany. On 18 May, EFCG will welcome indust...

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CPhI Worldwide POSTPONED until 2021

14 Oct 2020 - Milan, Italy

Due to the Covid-19 situation, the CPhI organisers have decided to postpone it until 2021. As a consequence, the EFCG dinner originally foreseen on 14th October will not take place....

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