Australia NICNAS publishes Chemical Gazette June 2020
The Chemical Gazette is a Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. It is published on the NICNAS website on the first Tuesday of every month.
IEA Expects $400 Million Fall in Global Energy Investment in 2020
Recently, the IEA warned that global energy investment could fall by 400 billion dollars in 2020, the biggest drop in the sector's history.
Australia AICIS Website to be Launched on July 1
The NICNAS website officially retires on June 30, 2020 and will be succeeded by the new AICIS website on July 1, 2020.
China's Government Work Report Spurs Discussion in the Petrochemical Industry
On May 22, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered the Report on the Work of the Government during the Two Sessions. The report calls for efforts to reduce taxes and safeguard energy safety, which has spurred heated discussion in the petrochemical industry.
China Consults on Amendments to Annexes of Stockholm Convention
Recently, China MEE released a notice, announcing to consult on three amendments to annexes of the Stockholm Convention, including Listing of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA), Its Salts and PFOA-related Compounds, Listing of Dicofol as well as Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid (PFOS), Its Salts and Perfluorooctane Sulfonyl Fluoride.
China Consults on 2020 Program to Address VOCs
On May 15, 2020, China MEE published the draft 2020 Program for Comprehensive Treatment of VOCs to solicit public comments, with an aim to minimize ozone pollution in summer.
AICIS Categorization Guidance for Importers and Manufacturers
On May 18, Australia published guidance to help importers and manufacturers categorize their chemicals under the AICIS framework.
China NEA: Work and Production Basically Resumed Across the Energy Sector
According to the official website of the China National Energy Administration (NEA), the work and production of the energy sector has been basically resumed, which ensures sufficient supply of major types of energy.
AICIS Decision Tools to Help You Categorise Your Introduction
Australia launched decision tools which are designed to help businesses categorise their chemical importation or manufacture (introduction) when used in conjunction with our Categorisation Guidelines.
Zhejiang Province Publishes First Provincial Positive List of VOCs
Recently, Zhejiang Province published the Positive List of Seasonal VOCs subject to Enhanced Emission Reduction Measures.