Tag Archives | Hong Kong


China’s Labour Complications

Source: Wang Feng, director of the Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy in Beijing, from an article published in the China Economic Quarterly.


By John Richardson

ONE of the explanations for China’s disappointing petrochemicals demand growth during 2012 is that …

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Disneyland Economics And Planning For 2011

Please stop taking the Mickey..

Source of picture: China Daily


By John Richardson

ECONOMIC bubbles have been given their name for a good reason: They behave exactly the same as the soap bubbles that were prevalent at Hong Kong’s …

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No Going Back, But Don’t Expect Smooth Ride

Cloth nappies?….you have to be kidding




Source of picture: babygavin.com


By John Richardson

IT IS the biggest transformation that the global economy has probably ever undergone, resulting in numerous opportunities and challenges for the chemicals industry …

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Douple-dip Appears To Have Begun

By John Richardson

The start of the next dip in what this blog has long thought would be a double-dip economic crisis looks as if it could have begun.

If not now, it’s going to happen at some point because …

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