Asian Chemical Connections

China’s dominant role in global PE demand just got even bigger
20th February 2019 by

By John Richardson WE WERE already living in an incredibly lopsided PE world even before last year...

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China slowdown: Loss of 7m tonnes of global PP demand points to new investment model
15th February 2019 by

By John Richardson CHINA’S influence on the world economy has grown to such an extent over the las...

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China propylene: 6.7m tonne demand hole threatens to swallow-up new projects
4th February 2019 by

By John Richardson CONVENTIONAL opinion is that the global propylene market is moving from a balance...

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Trade war fears return as US LLDPE becomes more exposed to China
23rd January 2019 by

By John Richardson THE ground has shifted under our feet once again. Just as it seemed as if the US ...

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Polyethylene production via oil and gas: The next horse and cart
21st January 2019 by

By John Richardson IF YOU had conducted a snap survey of horse and cart manufacturers during New Yor...

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China full-year lending decline confirms that Fed pause is a sideshow
15th January 2019 by

By John Richardson CHINA’S full-year 2018 lending figures are out and they underline what I’d be...

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Turkey PE demand could be 8% lower as economic problems continue
11th January 2019 by

By John Richardson TURKEY’S apparent demand for PE may have fallen by 8% in 2018 to around 2m ...

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Flood of US LLDPE begins to disrupt markets with worse to follow
9th January 2019 by

By John Richardson THE ABOVE table illustrates the 2018 impact on smaller LLDPE markets of the arriv...

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US/China trade deal in March would likely quickly unravel
7th January 2019 by

By John Richardson YOU CAN bet on a rally in equity markets and in oil prices if some kind of deal i...

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China slowdown: After Apple, next wake-up call will be from auto markets
4th January 2019 by

By John Richardson THE NEXT big wake-up fall for global financial markets and the chemicals industry...

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