Asian Chemical Connections

China inflation to threaten growth?
12th December 2007 by

Yes, if it persists despite the best efforts of the government to cool down the economy. The point i...

More Indonesian consolidation on the way?
10th December 2007 by

There are strong rumours circulating that the hopelessly fragmented Indonesian petrochemical industr...

The Grim Reaper readies himself
7th December 2007 by

See below for an extended analysis of why everything is about to go wrong. Looking forward to pickin...

China lending restrictions to hit petchems?
6th December 2007 by

China annnounced on Wednesday that it had shifted its monetary policy stance to “tight” ...

Could China be the new Japan?
29th November 2007 by

Quite possibly not, according to a Deutsche Bank report. However, as the report makes the clear, the...

The beginning of the end?
28th November 2007 by

For three wonderful years, petrochemical producers have had the pricing power thanks to tight supply...

Will free forecasting have its Wiki way?
26th November 2007 by

Now, please be patient – the sting is in the tail. This could have great relevance to your bus...

Asia needs a recesssion
22nd November 2007 by

Asian industry leaders are playing lip service to the environmental crisis the world confronts . Geo...

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...

The flawed “science” of forecasting
20th November 2007 by

Maybe I’ve been to too many conferences this year, and indeed over the last decade, and have s...

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