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By John Richardson
ALL SORTS of experts keep telling us that identifying the world’s problems is incredibly complex.
But it, is in, fact, incredibly simple – all you have to do is to meet Basic Needs such as coping with …
AFTER my presentation yesterday during the 4th ICIS Asian Polyolefins Conference in Bangkok, someone asked me a very good question: “Where is the next Economic Supercycle going to come from?”
My answer was as follows:
HERE are some sobering statistics that mainstream politicians and economic policymakers should take note of:
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MY colleague Nigel Davis has written an excellent Insight article which highlights how some chemicals companies are seeking to respond to changing patterns.
As we have discussed before, Bayer Material Science …
MOST chemical companies now believe it is inevitable that China and India will reach developed economy status. Many even believe that their strong growth will mean “the end of economic cycles”.
But as we discuss in Chapter 6 of ‘Boom, …
“IF we build polymer capacity in India the demand will come,” a very senior industry executive told the blog last year. He amplified this statement by explaining that greater availability of plastics would always stimulate strong demand …