Asian Chemical Connections

If manufacturers started buying up their suppliers….
2nd April 2009 by

This excellent article from The Economist about vertical integration got me thinking that if, say, a...

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Trade protectionism on the rise
4th March 2009 by

antidumping petitions, trade protection, WTO applied and bound tariff rates...

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As this is the season of goodwill…..
22nd December 2008 by

debt forgiveness, rescheduling mortgages, Nail Ferguson, Financial Times, global property slump...

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Obama’s impact on Asian petchems
23rd November 2008 by

The new energy New Deal, death of the Asian export model, new types of growth, bankers,...

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Uncle Karl is back in fashion
22nd October 2008 by

Karl Marx, The Miner's Strike, Margaret Thatcher, Thatcherism, capitalism, financial meltdown...

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Crikey, did I eat that much?
25th September 2008 by

Pimco, Mohamed El-Erian, financial meltdown, financial rescue package, American Chemistry Council...

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Do you ever get that sinking feeling?
2nd September 2008 by

polar bears, camels, New Scientist, climate change, light bulbs, camels, uptight neighbours, America...

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Shell plans for the long-term
3rd June 2008 by

See below for an extended interview with Shell Chemicals vice president, Ben van Beurden, who talks ...

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Here we go again – 1997 is back…..
22nd January 2008 by

I sincerely hope not, but all the signs are there because of: *A financial crisis which nobody again...

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How dependent is Chinese growth on the US?
9th January 2008 by

According to this article from The Economist, total China exports account for less than 10% of China...

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