The World in 2024

The World in 2024 – A Geopolitical and Economic Outlook

THU 05: 09.00 – 10.00

Join us for a journey into the future of the chemicals industry. In this session, we will dive into the current global dynamics and paint a picture of our world in the years to come. Our expert speaker will examine trends across Europe and the world, dissecting the shifting landscape of geopolitics, evolving economics, energy prices and operational costs, the interplay of global cost disparities and government support, and the transformative trends that will shape our industry’s competitive edge.

In this engaging session, our industry leaders will navigate through pressing questions:

  • What does the global landscape project for our industry’s future?
  • What are the telling indicators, and what do they indicate about Europe’s trajectory in the chemical sector?
  • What strategies and initiatives are essential to nurture and sustain investments in the EU chemicals landscape?

Join us to understand the trends and get your company ready for the future.


Moncef Hadhri

Manager Economic Affairs, Cefic

Maria Linkova-Nijs

Communications Director, Cefic

Tony Potter

Vice President – Chemicals, Derivatives, Plastics & Materials, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Frans Stokman

Executive Director Petrochemicals, Cefic