ICOA 2023 December Newsletter

 Dear ICOA members, Hello & Namaste, As the year draws to a close between Diwali and Christmas, it’s time not only to take stock of the past year, but also to look ahead to the year to come. Below you’ll find an overview of the EU economy, the EU chemical industry and its impact on

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US Regional Economy View

Hello Everyone, The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday as policymakers struggled to determine whether financial conditions may be tight enough already to control inflation, or whether an economy that continues to outperform expectations may need still more restraint. The situation remained something of a riddle, with U.S. central bank officials willing to

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ICOA Newsletter – 27 September 2023

Hello Friends, Hope you all have returned to work from your summer holidays and are once again ready to face the challenges emerged out of the ongoing economic and geopolitical scenarios. India is about to see the withdrawal of its agriculturally / economically utmost important South-West monsoon in coming days. This monsoon plays very important

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2024 Annual General Meeting

The 2024 ICOA Annual General Meeting will be held 14-16 May in Copenhagen, Denmark.The meeting is a member only event. If you are interested in becoming a member of the ICOA please visit the home page of our website and click on the “Become a Member” tab. There are many benefits of being a member

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ICOA Newsletter – 19 April 2023

By:  Priyam Patel, N.K. Proteins Pvt. Ltd. Castor Outlooks 2023 vs 2022 The total castor seed cultivation in India for the year 2022-23 is estimated to be 918K hectares, according to government estimates, an increase of about 13% compared to the previous year’s estimate of 811K hectares in 2021-22. However, there have been significant variations

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ICOA Newsletter – 24 March 2023

By: Mr. Takuya Katayama, Itoh Oil Chemicals Co., Ltd. The Japanese economy is on a gradual recovery trend with the rebound of domestic demand from late 2022 and forecasted to continue in 2023. Inflation has been controlled at the optimal range, less than 2%, through the last year, however from the beginning of this year,

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