Flash estimate – June 2021 Euro Area annual inflation down to 1.9 %

Flash estimate – June 2021 Euro Area annual inflation down to 1.9 %. Looking at the main components of Euro Area inflation, energy is expected to have the highest annual rate in June (12.5 %, compared with 13.1 % in May), followed by non-energy industrial goods (1.2 %, compared with 0.7 % in May), services (0.7 %, compared with 1.1 % in May) and food, alcohol & tobacco (0.6%, compared with 0.5 % in May). … More Flash estimate – June 2021 Euro Area annual inflation down to 1.9 %

BASF introduces VALERAS™, a new brand for its plastic additives portfolio that enables customers to achieve their sustainability goals

BASF introduces VALERAS™, a new brand for its plastic additives portfolio that enables customers to achieve their sustainability goals. BASF has focused the sustainable solutions of its plastic additives’ portfolio under the new global brand VALERAS™. VALERAS bundles the company’s longtime experience, innovative solutions, and regulatory support with the aim to increase the sustainability of plastics along the entire polymer value chain. Later this year, the portfolio will expand to include the company’s additive packages for mechanically recycled plastics and their applications. … More BASF introduces VALERAS™, a new brand for its plastic additives portfolio that enables customers to achieve their sustainability goals