The 35th European Fine Chemicals Fair will be held in Frankfurt, Germany from May 19 to 20, 2021. The fair is held annually in European cities with a developed chemical industry, and has been held for 34 times so far. As the designated group of exhibitors in China, ccPIT chemical Industry Branch is responsible for organizing Chinese enterprises to participate in the exhibition.
Germany is the world’s third-largest chemical producer and largest chemical exporter after the United States and Japan, with chemical giants such as BASF, Bayer, Evonik degussa and Lanxess. German specialty and fine chemicals occupy the most important position in the whole chemical industry structure, accounting for 25.1%. Germany’s specialty and fine chemicals industry is worth more than 30 billion euros a year. As the most important chemical base in Europe, Germany will be the first choice for Chinese enterprises to explore the European chemical market.
A record 4,295 professional visitors from 53 countries including Germany, Switzerland, France, the United Kingdom, India, Italy, the Netherlands, China, Spain, Japan, Belgium and the United States gathered in Basel in 2019, up 2 percent from the previous year. 379 exhibitors from 27 countries are showcasing their innovative materials and chemicals at the Exhibition Center Basel. The net output area reached 6,369 square meters. The number of exhibitors and exhibition area increased by 6% and 4% respectively. At the same time, the exhibition also held a number of forums such as customized synthesis, nanotechnology, chemical start-ups, international fine and special chemicals.
Every year, Syngenta’s Global Supplier Conference is held during the European Fine Chemicals Fair, attracting agricultural chemical suppliers from all over the world. During the same period, a number of professional conferences were organized, including REACH conference, RSC Seminar on Special Chemicals, chemical career planning, Pharmaceutical outsourcing Best Strategy seminar, agrochemical industry conference and so on, which greatly attracted the audience to visit.
The products of exhibitors organized by CCPIT in 2019 mainly focus on the following areas: Pharmaceutical intermediates (14.01%), and agricultural intermediates (12.74%), dye intermediates (10.51%), custom processing (8.6%), polymer (7.64%), plastic additives (5.73%), water treatment agent (5.41%), as well as outsourcing, basic chemicals, custom processing, dye, medicine material, biological pesticide, biological technology, catalyst and biological catalysts, chiral chemicals, colorants and pigments, cosmetics and raw materials, electronic chemicals, flame retardants, flavors and peptide and protein, photographic materials, copy/photocopy with chemicals, additives, industrial cleaners , surfactants and adhesives.
After years of accumulation, the audience of this exhibition is very professional. According to the organizer, by company category, 46% of visitors are manufacturers, 31% are distributors, 6% are end users, and 17% are other chemical-related companies. According to the statistics of audience positions, 29% are sales department, 19% are purchasing department, 17% are senior managers, 14% are Marketing Department, 5% are R&D department, 5% are Marketing Department, 4% are production department and 2% are customer service department. The professional audience level ensures the participation effect of enterprises. Every year, more than 100 Chinese enterprises, including Sinochem Group, Sinopec Group, Luxi Chemical, Tianyuan Group and Lianhua Technology co., LTD., take part in the exhibition, with a repeat rate of over 70%. Many enterprises have participated in the exhibition for 7-8 years in a row, and their booth area is constantly expanding.
Products on display
Pharmaceutical intermediates, dye intermediates, agricultural chemicals, customized processing, dyes, pigments, electronic chemicals, cosmetic raw materials, flavors, catalysts, water treatment agents, biotechnology, peptides, proteins and other fine chemical products.