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Analyse The Data And Listen To Li Keqiang

By John Richardson

IT IS important to look at long-term trends in China rather than be misled by a few positive sets of data. This is not pessimism, just realism.

Yesterday saw the release of very good August export data.  …

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An Apology To Our Readers

Dear Readers

The transfer of the blog to WordPress, from Movable Type, has led to some technical glitches which we are doing our best to resolve.

These have included:

1.) The site failing to display new posts on some browers …

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A New Look For Asian Chemical Connections

Dear Readers

You will notice that today our blog as a new look and feel.

We think the design is a big improvement, but this is still very much work in progress and we welcome your feedback.

Best Regards

John …

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A Chance To Win £100

By John Richardson

SICK and tired of wracking your brains trying to figure out where the China polyolefins market is going?

Are you weary of the Eurozone debt crisis and the threat that US Congress will fail to raise the debt ceiling?…

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China Downside Continues To Surprise

 

By John Richardson 

THE statistics speak for themselves. For example:

*The full HSBC August manufacturing index for China, which was released last Friday, showed that manufacturing input costs were rising at their fastest rate for four months, suggesting that …

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I’m on Holiday

I’m on holiday until 8 December, but don’t worry there’ll be a number of posts between now and then.
all the best

John

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Planned Maintenance 20 November 2008

Notice

This blog will be undergoing planned maintenance on the morning (UK time) of Thursday 20, November 2008. During that time you will be able to read this blog, but will not be able to post any comments. We expect …

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It’s a whole new ball game

First of all, apologies to readers for my complete neglect of this blog over the last six weeks. I can only plead overwork and being too stunned by the collapse of the global economy to think about the blogosphere.

I …

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Operational Note

Operational Note:

This blog will disappear for three hours on Saturday 17 May 2007 between 9am and 12 noon (UK summer time) for server maintenance. It will then magically re-appear.

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