Ageing Populations And Fitting Two Billion Into One Billion
1st May 2015 by

By John Richardson THE above chart is of absolutely critical importance for anybody who is serious a...

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The New Global Financial Crisis: Emerging Market Bonds
11th December 2014 by

By John Richardson EXACTLY how the new global financial crisis will gather momentum is becoming clea...

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China Reforms: The Global Implications
22nd May 2014 by

By John Richardson IT can feel logical to assume that the fundamentals of the petrochemicals busines...

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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...

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“Fragile Five” Now “The Exposed Eight”
20th January 2014 by

By John Richardson IT used to be just the “Fragile Five” – Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Afr...

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Gas, Gas, And Perhaps Even More Gas
6th January 2014 by

By John Richardson THE global petrochemicals industry is stepping on the gas as it accelerates both ...

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Grangemouth Viewed Through A Wider Lens
25th October 2013 by

By John Richardson THROUGH the narrow lens of stand-alone cost competitiveness, the threatened refin...

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China PE Imports: A Long-Term Outlook
16th October 2013 by

  By John Richardson THE chart below is worth revisiting, and pondering again, as we attempt to...

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Asia Ex-China: The Outlook For 2014 And Beyond
13th September 2013 by

By John Richardson IN a special series of blog posts over the next few weeks we will re-examine the ...

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China Market Intelligence Still Contradicts PE Demand Rise
27th August 2013 by

By John Richardson The debate continues as to exactly why polyethylene (PE) apparent demand (domesti...

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