The Worst Things Get The Better They Are
17th May 2012 by

By John Richardson THE more that China’s economy weakens, the greater the hope of a recovery i...

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China’s Inflation Challenge
16th May 2012 by

By John Richardson In our third post on the context behind last week’s steep fall in polyolefi...

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Demand Is The Thing
16th May 2012 by

By John Richardson In the second of a series of three blog posts, we gauge the reaction of the marke...

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Saudi Worries About China Netbacks
15th May 2012 by

    By John Richardson Here is the first of a three blog posts on what is happening in Chi...

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Asian Polyolefin Prices Tumble
13th May 2012 by

By John Richardson Asian polyethylene (PE) prices slumped by $90-130/tonne last week on the eurozone...

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Butadiene Oversupply Threat
10th May 2012 by

By John Richardson THERE is a lot of talk at the moment about on-purpose butadiene, via the butane d...

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China To Grow at 3 Percent
10th May 2012 by

By John Richardson THE possibility that China’s economy may not expand as rapidly in the futur...

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Polyolefins And China Real Estate
8th May 2012 by

  By John Richardson SOME polyolefin companies continue to present an optimistic picture of mar...

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Canton Trade Fair Disappoints
7th May 2012 by

  By John Richardson THE total value of export orders at the latest Canton Trade Fair, which fi...

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France’s Difficult Future
7th May 2012 by

By John Richardson Francois Hollande, who has the won the French presidential election, talks about ...

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