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

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

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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...

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Artificial price support about to disappear
7th July 2009 by

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

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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

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

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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...

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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 ...

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