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...

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...

Chinese PE Tariffs Come Into Effect: The Impact On The Global Business
24th August 2018 by

By John Richardson CHINA’S 25% import tariffs on all grades of US high-density polyethylene (H...

US Import Tariff Decision: Impact On Polyethylene And The Global Economy
2nd March 2018 by

By John Richardson THE PROSPECT of a US-China trade war has edged closer as a result of President Tr...

Benefits, Risks Of Petronas/Aramco Deals Serving As Template
3rd November 2017 by

By John Richardson THE PETRONAS and Saudi Aramco joint ventures in the RAPID refining-to-petrochemic...

Global Polypropylene In 2018-2025: What To Plan For
25th October 2017 by

By John Richardson THIS could be an excellent investment opportunity. Our ICIS Supply and Demand Dat...

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...

US Polyethylene Industry: Scenarios For 2017-2020
31st May 2017 by

By John Richardson IT has been a remarkably strong few years for the US polyethylene (PE) business. ...

New Petchems Business Model Based On Trading Blocs
27th March 2017 by

By John Richardson THE above chart should give every analyst who thinks low feedstock costs are by...

Southeast Asia: Confronting The Real Downside Potential
11th January 2017 by

By John Richardson SOUTHEAST ASIA’S (SEA) economies can be divided into two main categories. These...

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