The pandemic and petrochemicals demand: a whole new approach is required
30th August 2020 by

By John Richardson MONITORING demand has never been harder because of the pandemic. One of my collea...

Xi Jinping Further Underlines China’s “New Normal”
13th May 2014 by

CHINA’S president Xi Jinping, in a landmark speech at the weekend, talked about the “New Normal...

China Copper, Chemicals And The Interconnections
31st March 2014 by

By John Richardson IT is the interconnections that matter and the trouble is that few people seem to...

Dow And Commodities-Specialities Integration
29th January 2014 by

  By John Richardson IS diversification itself a problem in commodity chemicals and speciality ...

The WTO “Bali” Deal Versus ASEAN Priorities
12th December 2013 by

By John Richardson WHY sacrifice national or regional growth for the sake of freer global trade? Thi...

South Korea’s Demographic Challenges
5th November 2013 by

By John Richardson THE blog has been long on South Korea ever since its first visit in 1997.  Its e...

Malaysia: Taking The Long View
29th August 2013 by

Source: Malaysia Petrochemicals Association   By John Richardson THE problems in Malaysia have ...

Without The Benefit Of Time
15th August 2013 by

                                     Victorian Britain (Source of picture: Wikime...

3D Printing: The New Industrial Revolution
17th July 2013 by

By John Richardson MANUFACTURING via 3D printing could result in an industrial revolution as big as ...

China, Patronage And Innovation
21st March 2013 by

By John Richardson CHINA has to improve innovation if it is to avoid the middle-income trap. Some pe...

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