Asian PE and PP margins at lowest levels in at least five years and will go lower……
4th December 2019 by

By John Richardson NOT since at least the beginning of 2014 have Northeast and Southeast Asian polye...

Global polyethylene: Supply is not the problem, it is demand
24th June 2019 by

By John Richardson WHEN people talk about supply it is very often because it is much easier to quant...

European Political Suicide Seems Unlikely
29th June 2014 by

By John Richardson For once, we are not going to talking about demand but will instead focus only on...

China’s About Turn: The Seven Global Implications
4th February 2014 by

By John Richardson HISTORIANS will end up concluding that falling emerging market currencies and sto...

Running Away From Complexity
14th July 2013 by

  By John Richardson TWO-and-half years ago, the blog was told of a struggling Shanghai shoe-re...

Asia Faces More Asset Bubbles
19th September 2012 by

Marc Faber Source of picture: By John Richardson RE...

Saudi Worries About China Netbacks
15th May 2012 by

    By John Richardson Here is the first of a three blog posts on what is happening in Chi...

Polyolefins And China Real Estate
8th May 2012 by

  By John Richardson SOME polyolefin companies continue to present an optimistic picture of mar...

PX Goes Green
16th March 2012 by

By Malini Hariharan Work on commercialising a green route to paraxylene (PX) purified terphthalic ac...

It’s All About Shale Gas
9th March 2012 by

By Malini Hariharan As expected, excitement around shale gas is running strong at the CERAWeek confe...

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