Asian Chemical Connections

China Overlooked Lending Data Down 64% As Economic Slowdown Continues
25th May 2018 by

By John Richardson FAR too little attention is still being paid to China’s lending data even thoug...

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China Shadow Lending Down By 70% With Deleveraging To Continue
16th March 2018 by

By John Richardson The ABOVE CHART shows that lending via China’s shadow banking system fell by no...

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China Shadow Banking Squeeze Threatens Global Economy
14th February 2018 by

By John Richardson THE trend that I identified last August is continuing. China is in the midst of a...

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China’s Pollution/Economic Campaign To Reshape Petchems
22nd November 2017 by

By John Richardson I BELIEVE that China’s environmental crackdown will continue to disrupt petroch...

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China Lending Bubble Adds 4.7m Tonnes To Polyethylene Consumption
28th August 2017 by

By John Richardson THE IMF produced a very interesting study earlier this month, in which it estimat...

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China-led Global Downturn Could Again Happen In September
4th August 2017 by

By John Richardson WHEN the Americans and the Europeans come back from their summer holidays in Sept...

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China PP Market Underlines Return To Global Deflation
9th June 2017 by

By John Richardson CHINA’S polypropylene (PP) net trade, which is imports minus exports, fel...

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China Takes Two Steps Back: The New Lending Surge
22nd April 2016 by

By John Richardson JUST as it appeared as if the visionary reformers within the Chinese government h...

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China Reforms Stay On Track With 8% Credit Fall
15th November 2015 by

By John Richardson THE above chart shows the moving average growth of total social financing (TSF) i...

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China Jan-Feb Polyethylene Imports Fall 22%
26th March 2015 by

By John Richardson CHINA’S polyethylene (PE) imports declined again in February, and are down ...

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