Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene trade war disruptions
25th September 2018 by

By John Richardson BECAUSE CHINA is such a dominant player in finished goods manufacturing, US tarif...

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US styrene another petchems sector at risk from trade war
24th September 2018 by

By John Richardson THE US decision to pick a fight with China over trade and geopolitical influence ...

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Middle East, India, SEA petchems winners in new trading blocs
21st September 2018 by

By John Richardson JACK MA, the founder of Alibaba, said of the US/China trade war, “It’s going...

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US/China trade war will escalate even if new tariffs are delayed
7th September 2018 by

By John Richardson BY LATER today we may or may not know whether President Trump will proceed with t...

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China Scrap Plastic Restrictions Create 111 Million Tonne Problem, Opportunity
25th July 2018 by

By John Richardson FOR so many years, developed countries were able to limit the extent to which the...

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China Aims To End Petrochemicals Imports
29th April 2018 by

By John Richardson CHINA HAS changed its strategy for the petrochemicals and polymers where it is in...

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US-China Trade War Draws Closer: Impact On Petrochemicals
23rd March 2018 by

By John Richardson NOTHING that has happened over the last 24 hours should take you by surprise. You...

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Global Trade War: $12.4bn of US Petchems Exports At Risk
9th March 2018 by

By John Richardson THE CUMULATIVE negative effect on global GDP as more and more countries became in...

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China And US On Collision Course As Trade Tensions Build
7th March 2018 by

By John Richardson Yesterday, President Trump threatened to impose penalties on China for alleged ab...

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Petchems Pricing Power, Operating Rates Tell Real Economic Story
15th January 2018 by

By John Richardson PETROCHEMICALS and polymers pricing power – how easily petrochemicals producers...

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