Asian Chemical Connections

US Economic Strength Of Little Benefit To Global Polyolefins
3rd September 2018 by

By John Richardson THE BETTER that things get in the US (provided you own equities and are not on a ...

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PE Margins Fall As Trade War Threatens Two Entirely Separate Trading Blocks
31st August 2018 by

By John Richardson LET’S FIRST of all take a close look at what the above chart is telling us abou...

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Why Trade War Will Continue Throughout 2019 And Impact On Polyethylene
29th August 2018 by

By John Richardson A MISCALCULATION by the White House could be one of several reasons why the US/Ch...

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US Risks Losing Access To 82% Of Global PE Consumption Growth, 80% Of Exports
20th August 2018 by

By John Richardson PERHAPS this week’s low-level trade talks between the US and China shouldn’t ...

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Why US-China Talks May So Easily Fail To Avert Trade War
9th April 2018 by

By John Richardson CHINA might still be in a race against time to achieve enough levels of innovatio...

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Global Trade War: $12.4bn of US Petchems Exports At Risk
9th March 2018 by

By John Richardson THE CUMULATIVE negative effect on global GDP as more and more countries became in...

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Climate Change, Extreme Weather: Implications For Chemicals Companies
11th September 2017 by

By John Richardson The greater frequency of extreme weather events presents a huge challenge for che...

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US Trade Policy Has So Far Bought China More Time…
23rd August 2017 by

…..But any number of outcomes remain possible, which underlines the fact that we live in a wor...

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China And A Breakdown In Free Trade: Scenarios For Petrochemicals
14th August 2016 by

By John Richardson MY blog post last Friday, on the threat to the petrochemicals industry of a retre...

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Oil Prices: You Must Answer The Supercycle Argument
29th April 2016 by

By John Richardson THE continuing failure of genuine price discovery in oil markets was perfectly su...

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