European polyethylene and coronavirus: Panic buying versus the real demand outlook
16th March 2020 by

By John Richardson NOW that the epicentre of the virus has moved to Europe, we need to think through...

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Sustained collapse in oil prices: Effect on petrochemicals and the global economy
9th March 2020 by

By John Richardson IT COULD be a game of chicken designed to pull Russia back to the negotiating tab...

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Coronavirus: No recovery in petrochemicals likely until end-2020 and here are ten reasons why
6th March 2020 by

By John Richardson HERE IS your print-out-and-keep 10-point guide, summarising the key themes I’ve...

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Coronavirus: China ethylene glycols demand could fall by 1.2m tonnes as imports also diminish
4th March 2020 by

By John Richardson IN GEORGE ORWELL’S magnificent parody of communism, Animal Farm, he writes; ...

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Decline of 2.1m tonnes in 2020 global polypropylene demand now seems best possible outcome
2nd March 2020 by

By John Richardson EVERY DAY that goes by when China is not entirely back at work the economic damag...

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Global polyethylene demand in 2020 could fall by 3.3m tonnes, cost curve analysis turned on its head
28th February 2020 by

By John Richardson NOTHING that’s happened over the last few days that should surprise anyone who ...

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Global PVC demand could fall by 1.1m tonnes as coronavirus crisis becomes global
26th February 2020 by

By John Richardson YOU CANNOT stimulate economic activity when factories and offices need to be shut...

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China polyethylene imports could be 3m tonnes lower as economy seizes up
24th February 2020 by

By John Richardson IT IS TIME for crisis planning, I am afraid, as a result of the World Health Orga...

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Rescue of major conglomerate, struggling SMEs raise risks for China and global economies
20th February 2020 by

The most important issue here remains the human cost of the coronavirus outbreak. My thoughts and ho...

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Global polyethylene demand in 2020 at risk of 2.4m decline because of coronavirus
19th February 2020 by

By John Richardson I AM a bit confused this morning following some excitement about the Chinese deci...

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