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PTA Price Decline Reflects Realities

By John Richardson

The end of the eight-week long bull-run in China’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) pricing might well indicate a wider problem about to beset other petrochemicals: Reality undermining the positive sentiment of the early part of this year.…

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Labour Supply After Chinese New Year

Chinese job seekers at a recruitment fair

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By John Richardson

As petrochemicals markets begin to slow down ahead of the Chinese New Year, which this year falls on 10 February, a lot of attention is, as always, …

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China Textile Exports Decline

Source: http://www.economist.com/

 By John Richardson

RISING China labour costs are compounding weakness in the manufacturing sector and thereby, of course, damaging chemicals and polymer markets.

The country’s garment exports fell by 0.2 percent in the first seven months of this …

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