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By John Richardson
CHINA’S 15.3 percent increase in exports in May, far greater than most analysts had expected, is being interpreted as a sign of the country’s enduring economic strength.
This is certainly good news for China amidst all the …
WE will see, as we did in the second half of last year, chemical price recoveries on restocking as inventories are at very-low levels down many of the value chains. It will only take slight improvements in …
The US back-to-school buying season
Source of Picture: theglobeandmail.com
As regular readers will remember, last Friday I linked through to this article from the New York Times on the likelihood of a disappointing back-to-school sales season in the US.
Good news, bad or indifferent? It was hard to gauge a clear picture from the Q1 macroeconomic numbers for China.
While retail sales grew at 14.7% in March compared with 11.5% in February, exports fell 20% during the first quarter.…