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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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