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Australia’s tax revenue forecast dives A$33bn in 10 weeks on China slowdown

How has your company reacted to the clear signals from China’s new leadership that they intend to take the economy on a new path? Has it updated its existing contingency plan, and warned employees and shareholders that things may get very tough for a few years?  If not, why not?  Even companies who don’t trade directly with China […]

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Regional competition set to grow in Asia, as export opportunities reduce and imports increase

The above chart presents an excellent snapshot of the development of Asia’s chemical industry over the past 20 years. It comes from the American Chemistry Council’s global production report, and shows volume growth in each country/region, with a base of 100 in 2002. • China (blue line) has seen the largest growth over the past […]

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