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Reliance On Any China Polymer Deficit Will Not Work

 

By John Richardson

THE “last big man standing’, as polyethylene (PE) was described to me during my visit to Shanghai last week, is widely expected to remain in major deficit in China for the next decade at least.

As …

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Electricity And Freight: Measuring Up To The New China

By John Richardson

FIRST of all they were brilliant, almost omnipotent, and so China represented a constant “long” option: Just shove more and more money in that direction and you were guaranteed to enjoy fantastic returns.

The handful of middle-aged …

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How Jack Ma Is Liberalising China’s Lending System

By John Richardson

JACK Ma is a popular guy at all levels of Chinese society. And so, last June, the hugely successful online businessman was allowed to write this in a commentary in the People’s Daily, the government-run newspaper: “Innovation …

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