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China MEG Market Points To Risks Ahead

By John Richardson

SOMETHING very disturbing is going on in China‚Äôs mono-ethylene glycol markets (MEG), which, we, think, reflects the following:…

Failure to read the economic tea leaves. A sharp contraction in credit growth threatens to leave 2014 GDP growth

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The Purified Terephthalic Acid Sweet Spot

By John Richardson

WHEN is a recovery a sustainable recovery? This a key question for chemicals companies as they prepare their budgets for 2014.

What has happened this year in both polyethylene (PE) and the polyester chain has surprised some …

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China’s Polyester Industry And The New Big Picture

Source: ICIS supply and demand database

 

By John Richardson

THE polyester chain in China is a good example of the dangers of assuming that the big macroeconomic picture will remain more or less unchanged.

Large amounts of purified terepththalic …

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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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Polyester Another Victim Of Hype

By John Richardson

SEVERAL major petrochemical companies only have one scenario for China, which is that its economy will continue to grow at a rapid rate, the blog has been told by people working for these companies.

Similarly, as fellow blogger …

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