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Africa: How To Seize Another Opportunity

By John Richardson

WHEN you’ve finished renegotiating with your lenders, your shareholders and your bondholders about what the collapse of oil prices means for your chemicals company, you will, hopefully, have a strategy to come through this crisis more or …

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Africa’s Potential

By John Richardson

AFRICA was described as “one  of the last frontiers for the chemicals industry” by a delegate during last week’s 2nd World ICIS Polyolefins Conference in Berlin.

The opportunity is certainly there with a population of around one …

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Real Demand In The Real Economy

By John Richardson

THE FED’S decision to launch quantitative easing 3 (QE3), a series of open-ended steps more radical than anything it has attempted before, is bound to drive petrochemicals pricing higher, in response to the surging cost of crude.…

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