Asian Chemical Connections

Excessive Confidence A Risk
16th August 2009 by

Confidence along all the chemicals value chains is always a key issue because of the ability to aggr...

Micro-management gone too far?
8th May 2009 by

micro-management, human resources, APIC, commodity chemicals, CEOs, credit control, financial meltdo...

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...

How to make money in a downturn Part 1
9th February 2009 by

John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, antidumping petitions, trade protection, living in cloud cuckoo land...

Work can be the death of you
29th July 2008 by

My dear old mother used to often say “what’s the world coming to?” as if life was ...

Asian biofuels face a big crisis
21st November 2007 by

After all the optimism, all the hype and a lot of investors’ money, the industry has shot itse...

Is the world heading for a naphtha crisis?
2nd November 2007 by

Quite possiby says International e-Chem and Wood Mackenzie in a new study which predicts that by 201...

The Middle East may set polyolefins pricing
22nd October 2007 by

This was the warning from Bob Bauman of Nexant ChemSystems at last week’s 25th Annual Petroche...

Basell predicts tough times for polyolefins in 2009-10
14th February 2007 by

Paul Cherry of Basell gave an excellent paper at the recent ICIS Olefins Conference – Download...

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