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Plastic waste crisis threatens 575m tonnes of global non-recycled PE demand
4th March 2019 by

By John Richardson THE DEMAND growth for oil and other liquid fuels could be more than 50% lower up ...

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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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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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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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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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Share buyback boost to US stocks a major danger as recession risks grow
12th December 2018 by

Just to once again stress that what follows are as always my personal views, and are open to debate,...

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Holding petchem CEOs to account: tackling societal needs the route to success
7th December 2018 by

By John Richardson IF WE all had a dollar for every time we’d heard the phrase, “the growth of t...

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G20 meeting: stakes are high for US petchems, manufacturing in general
30th November 2018 by

By John Richardson YOU CAN  make an argument that President Trump’s trade policies are good for S...

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Latest global chemicals production data indicate recession likely very close
23rd November 2018 by

By John Richardson ONE OF THE useful things about chemicals industry data is that they are an early ...

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