Asia Polyolefins: “Bloodbath” Postponed
16th July 2009 by

Source of Picture : In his own words, here is how one contact describes the current s...

Futures, Recycling Behind China PE Mystery?
13th July 2009 by

Picture: The China Daily “I’ve given up trying to read the polyolefin market in China. I...

Artificial price support about to disappear
7th July 2009 by

Source of picture: The excellent daily energy and shipping report, The Sch...

Back to the Serious Stuff: Fitch issues China warning
1st July 2009 by

As I’ve been warning on this blog for some time, the explosion of credit in China has created ...

Does anyone have a clue?
25th June 2009 by

Cartoon: Peter Brookes, The Times Yes, this blog has gone staggeringly quiet over the last few weeks...

China borrowing from the future?
3rd June 2009 by

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement over the rebound in the Chinese economy and miss ...

It’s about scaling down rather than up
14th May 2009 by

One of the new skills being learnt in this current crisis is how to run plants efficiently at low op...

Micro-management gone too far?
8th May 2009 by

micro-management, human resources, APIC, commodity chemicals, CEOs, credit control, financial meltdo...

Reasons to be cheerful?
6th May 2009 by

Any excuse to make a reference to the late, great and wonderful Ian Dury. I sent the following email...

Is it better to be right for not quite……
29th April 2009 by

……all the right reasons than to be wrong altogether? Sounds a dumb question, perhaps ...

Jump to page: