Asian Chemical Connections

China’s economy is not recovering say petrochemicals markets
24th April 2019 by

By John Richardson IF YOU only read the financial press and follow the stock markets you can be enti...

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Weak China polypropylene demand in January-April indicates no big new economic stimulus
17th April 2019 by

By John Richardson THE ABOVE chart should give you pause for thought if you believe that the Chinese...

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The squeezed middle class and the threat to free trade
14th April 2019 by

By John Richardson IF THE US had the same income distribution it had in 1979, the bottom 80% of the ...

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China chemicals storage at bursting point indicates no big new economic stimulus
27th March 2019 by

By John Richardson CHEMICALS markets are a great barometer for weather conditions in the wider econo...

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China’s vital internet economy cannot be sacrificed for trade deal
25th March 2019 by

By John Richardson THE latest stumbling block for the US/China trade talks is the Chinese reluctance...

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Growth in China second hand car market driven by ageing population
22nd March 2019 by

By John Richardson CHINA will become a country of a billion plus Western-style middle class consumer...

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US LLDPE imports threaten to overwhelm European market
20th March 2019 by

By John Richardson THE above chart may end up being an underestimate of the extent to which US linea...

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Per capita consumption another blunt tool for predicting China polymers growth
18th March 2019 by

By John Richardson WE ALREADY know that forecasting Chinese polyethylene (PE) demand growth based on...

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Risks for US petrochemicals once again rise as trade war takes another twist
15th March 2019 by

By John Richardson JUST when nearly of all us (including me) thought that a trade deal was about to ...

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China polyethylene demand forecasting: Forget GDP, look downstream and focus on regions
12th March 2019 by

By John Richardson THE TOP DOWN method of estimating polyethylene (PE) demand growth in China that u...

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