Asian Chemical Connections

Asian Naphtha-PE Spreads Collapse By 80% As 2018 Challenges Build
10th January 2018 by

By John Richardson ASIAN naphtha-to-polyethylene (PE) spreads collapsed by 80% in the first week of ...

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Peak Oil Demand Opportunities For Petchems Are Being Over-Hyped
22nd September 2017 by

By John Richardson THERE is a lot of excitement about new petrochemicals feedstock opportunities res...

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China Growth Slows On Collapse In Shadow Bank Financing
16th August 2017 by

By John Richardson YOU should print-off the above chart and stick it on your chemicals company board...

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New Petchems Business Model Based On Trading Blocs
27th March 2017 by

By John Richardson THE above chart should give every analyst who thinks low feedstock costs are by...

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China: When Fake GDP Numbers Didn’t Really Matter
21st September 2015 by

  Do you need to be part of this discussion? Then join me for a free Webinar on 30 September. W...

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Peak Oil? Yes, Absolutely – Peak Oil Demand
15th June 2015 by

By John Richardson YOU should never bet against the capability of oil investors to turn the world co...

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So Much For The Bonus From Cheaper Oil
17th December 2014 by

By John Richardson THE big turning point in Asian petrochemicals markets can be traced back to aroun...

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Policymakers Have Failed The World
15th December 2014 by

By John Richardson WHEN the economic, social and political history of 2008-2014 ends up being writte...

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The World Is Turning Upside Down
10th December 2014 by

By John Richardson A COMMON view is that Asia’s petrochemicals markets are merely suffering from a...

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Asia’s Petchems Decline: Reject Tried And Trusted Analysis
8th December 2014 by

By John Richardson ASIA’S petrochemicals traders and producers have on the whole done fantasticall...

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