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China Chem Imports May Fall On Yuan Expectation

As cheap as chips 


Source of picture: europa.eu



By John Richardson

THE decline in the Euro has resulted in investors downgrading their expectations of a Yuan appreciation taking place over the next few months.

Last week, Yuan …

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Polyolefins: A view from the ground

By Malini Hariharan

H2 is just two months away but one China-based market participant says that there is still a total lack of clarity on price direction for the rest of the year.

Buying activity picked up last week but …

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China Inflation Threat To Chemicals


Sky-high living costs?

Source of picture: www.shanghaiist.com


By John Richardson

CHINA’S imports surged by 55.9 per cent last December, raising concerns among chemicals traders and producers that this points to increasing inflationary pressure and a possible interest-rate hike …

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China’s Growth In 2010: Two Theories

More buying of junk in H1 next year that nobody really needs?

Source: www.blogcleveland.com



By John Richardson

TWO theories about growth in China next year revolve around either an appreciation or devaluation of the Yuan.

The appreciation theory …

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China PE Growth All-Time High


Source of picture: www.americanprogress.org


By John Richardson

China’s high-density polyethylene (HDPE) demand is expected to grow by 38% to around 7m tonnes forecasts CBI China, the Shanghai-based commodity information service.

Linear-low density (LLDPE) is expected to rise by …

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