Inflation pressures build on prolonged supply chain disruptions
8th June 2021 by

By John Richardson OK, I MAY have got this wrong. Inflation could be a bigger problem than I envisag...

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China polyolefins: key signals to monitor on whether 2021 slowdown is reversing
6th June 2021 by

  By John Richardson IT REALLY IS EXTRAORDINARY how commentators continue to use year-on-year c...

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Latest data indicate 37% fall in China’s 2021 HDPE imports with PP imports 49% lower
25th May 2021 by

By John Richardson DECLINES IN Chinese apparent demand for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and poly...

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Global polyolefins for the rest of 2021: supply to lengthen as demand muddle continues
2nd May 2021 by

By John Richardson SOMEHOW, despite the still very serious container freight shortages that have lim...

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Petrochemical market confusion set to continue as China deflation approaches
27th April 2021 by

By John Richardson OFFERING clear guidance to petrochemicals investors and other stakeholders remain...

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China PP and styrene Q1 apparent demand seems to indicate slowdown
25th April 2021 by

By John Richardson WE MUST BE careful here. If 2020 taught is anything, it is that China has the cap...

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China quarter-on-quarter data finally confirms loss of growth momentum
22nd April 2021 by

By John Richardson WE WILL CONTINUE to stumble around in the dark unless we gain a much better under...

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China government focus changes to reigning in credit, controlling debts
15th April 2021 by

By John Richardson CHINESE government statements have always been incredibly important for fathoming...

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China early data points to 42% fall in 2021 HDPE imports
30th March 2021 by

By John Richardson China’s high-density polyethylene (HDPE) imports in 2021 look as if they might ...

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China early data point to PP imports collapsing by 78% this year with SM 67% lower
28th March 2021 by

By John Richardson CHINA’S apparent demand for polyethylene, polypropylene (PP), styrene monomer (...

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