Archive | May, 2010

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Asia’s century will be a volatile one

Despite the recent extreme volatility in global financial markets, Asia’s prospects for long-term economic growth remain rock solid. No doubt there will be bumps along the way – and some of them big ones. The Asian economic crisis of 1997-1998 put the brakes on growth in the region and the impact reverberated around the globe. […]

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No need to panic over Reach chemicals legislation in 2010

COULD THE tangible sense of industry anxiety, bordering panic, about the impending November 30 Reach deadline be a little unnecessary? This is the date by which Europe’s Reach legislation requires dossiers to be submitted for all substances manufactured or sold in quantities of 1,000 tonnes/year or more, in addition to Substances of Very High Concern.Fail […]

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