Tougher EU eco-standards could force Asian closures

Kovac, Matt; Robinson, Simon
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/17/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 28, p4
Trade Publication
The article analyzes the implications of tough European economic-legislation for the chemical industry in Asia. The directives Reach, RoHS and WEEE aim to keep the world safe from hazardous substances. Because companies are facing difficulties providing detailed information about its chemicals, exporters in various parts of southeast Asia fear that they could face closure.


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