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The Future For China Auto Sales

By John Richardson

The distance from end-use markets didn’t matter for chemicals and polymers producers during the 2008-2013 credit surge in China because, as we said yesterday, demand was so good that few people were willing to ask too many …

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The Butadiene Rollercoaster

By John Richardson

The remarkable rollercoaster that is butadiene, and its derivatives, continues.Although the synthetic rubber market for tyres in China appears to be strengthening, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) remains under pressure.

And, in a reflection of what is a …

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A Dramatic Difference In Mood

By John Richardson

THE big difference in the mood at the ground level of certain parts of the petrochemicals industry compared with that of company board members and investors was thrown into further stark relief earlier this week.

As we …

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