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Indonesia: Sweat It Out!

Jakarta at night (source of picture: Wikimedia)

 

By John Richardson

THE blog first visited Indonesia in October 1997, shortly after the onset of the Asian Financial Crisis, and was amazed to think that only a few months earlier, the …

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It Is Just Too Difficult

Smart bottles

 

By John Richardson

THERE is a growing concern amongst some polyolefin industry executives that, despite the economic problems first in China and now India, there is still a great deal of enthusiasm for adding new capacity, as …

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Asian Inflation And Vietnam Polyolefins

Guess who’s coming to Christmas dinner

Source of picture: biology.ucf.edu

 

 

By John Richardson

THE widespread problem of surging inflation in Asia ex-Japan is a major threat to petrochemicals demand growth in 2011.

Governments need to put the brakes …

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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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