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...

Trade protectionism on the rise
4th March 2009 by

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

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

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

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,...

Uncle Karl is back in fashion
22nd October 2008 by

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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...

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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