No, I can’t do this
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Off to Australia for a week’s leave so no more entries and so will post again from 31 August.
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Not an easy answer and not one much suited to a few paragraphs of blogging.
But here’s one thought as the competitive environment becomes a great deal more difficult due to new Middle East capacity and …
“Here’s your entire allocation for this month”
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In the words of a plastics converter from the Philippines: “Markets are so tight at the moment that we are left to pick up the crumbs. Suppliers are concentrating …
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Polyester operating rates in China have started to rise on anticipation that the global economic recovery has arrived, according to Leonard DeGuzman, chemicals consultant with DeWitt & Co.
Is this another example of a dangerous price …
Garbage out, garbage in
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Here goes for the second part of this series.
Is there anybody out there who can help?
How will the ongoing availability of recycled material affect the pricing power of …
Confidence along all the chemicals value chains is always a key issue because of the ability to aggressively manage inventories, according to the London-based chemicals analyst Paul Satchell.
So there’s the ever-present risk of sudden and very disruptive de-stocking. The …
“Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” Mark Twain once famously said after his obituary was published before he had died.
Similarly, the US polypropylene (PP) industry had been virtually written off late last year after a calamitous collapse in …
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It’s only one comment from one consultant, but this is what he said today about the growing role of the Zhenghou Commodity Exchange‘s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) futures contract.
“PTA futures have been exerting a huge …
What would would the great man have thought?
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Four of the things my dear late father taught me were:
*Never vote for the British Conservative Party
*Never cross a picket line
*Always pursue …
It seems ironic that in the crazy scramble to protect itself from the consequences of the US collapse of the US debt-growth model, China has headed down the same path.
As my fellow blogger Paul Hodges pointed out last Friday, …