Complacency, LLDPE and plastic waste: A collapse in demand
19th November 2018 by

By John Richardson THE TECHNICAL people, those with PHDs in polymer science who have also spent year...

Polymers industry risks sleepwalking into sustainability crisis
31st October 2018 by

GLOBALLY some 75% of aluminium is recycled, 86% of steel and 40% of glass. Why shouldn’t the same ...

Sustainability to stop petchems from dominating oil growth…..
5th October 2018 by

….and oil consumption into petchems might even decline because of the plastics rubbish crisis ...

Rise in sustainable mobility on new social trends: Impact on PP
12th September 2018 by

By John Richardson ENVIRONMENTAL concerns over wasting the earth’s resources are one factor behind...

Why Trade War Will Continue Throughout 2019 And Impact On Polyethylene
29th August 2018 by

By John Richardson A MISCALCULATION by the White House could be one of several reasons why the US/Ch...

Plastics Rubbish Crisis: How To Pick The Winning Polymer Producers
22nd August 2018 by

By John Richardson IT IS FIVE years from now. You are rich because you live in the developed world. ...

US Risks Losing Access To 82% Of Global PE Consumption Growth, 80% Of Exports
20th August 2018 by

By John Richardson PERHAPS this week’s low-level trade talks between the US and China shouldn’t ...

China Urbanisation Policies Threaten 7m Tonnes Of PE Consumption
8th August 2018 by

By John Richardson CONTINUED urbanisation in China, it is often said by petrochemicals and polymer c...

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...

Prepare For A More Regionalised, Fragmented Polymers World
25th June 2018 by

By John Richardson THE above map global shows our base-case forecasts for global trade flows of HDPE...

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