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China Market Intelligence Still Contradicts PE Demand Rise

By John Richardson

The debate continues as to exactly why polyethylene (PE) apparent demand (domestic production plus imports) in China rose by 13% in January-June of this year compared with the same period in 2011.

Why the anxiety? Because most …

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Polyolefins And Euro 2012

 

By John Richardson

ASIAN polyolefin traders have little else to do apart from betting on the Euro 2012 soccer championships because of dismal demand, said a Singapore-based trader.

“This is the worst I can remember in 10 years in …

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