Asian Chemical Connections

China’s “Whack-A-Mole” To Accelerate
22nd July 2014 by

By John Richardson Mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) is the latest petrochemicals product to be caught up i...

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China Commodities Fraud: The Global Implications
6th July 2014 by

By John Richardson An eerie calm has descended over financial and commodity markets with volatility ...

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China Pulls Back From Funding Other Emerging Markets
25th April 2014 by

By John Richardson IT important to be relentlessly realistic about the risks no confronting emerging...

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China: More Credit For Less Growth
13th February 2014 by

By John Richardson REMEMBER this time last year when a surge in credit availability occurred in Chin...

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Global Growth Outlook: Sorting Out The Continuum
18th December 2013 by

By John Richardson WHAT do you do for a living? Are you a speculator in equity markets or do you ma...

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The Iran-West Nuclear Deal: An Update
27th November 2013 by

By John Richardson MANY thanks to a good friend of the blog, Mark Mark Mirosevic-Sorgo, managing dir...

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Iran-West Nuclear Deal Could Boost Naphtha Cracking
27th November 2013 by

By John Richardson THE blog has met many Iranian delegates during its seven years of working for ICI...

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Global Petchem Markets Turn Bearish
22nd October 2013 by

By John Richardson EXCESSIVE inventory building down all the major petrochemical value chains is a g...

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China’s New Petrochemicals Logic
11th October 2013 by

  By John Richardson WINNING approval for petrochemicals projects in China no longer seems to b...

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China Market Intelligence Still Contradicts PE Demand Rise
27th August 2013 by

By John Richardson The debate continues as to exactly why polyethylene (PE) apparent demand (domesti...

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