Asian Chemical Connections

China’s dominant role in global PE demand just got even bigger
20th February 2019 by

By John Richardson WE WERE already living in an incredibly lopsided PE world even before last year...

India’s pollution crisis threatens chemicals industry approach to growth
18th January 2019 by

By John Richardson THE ten most polluted cities in the world are all in Northern India. It is theref...

Holding petchem CEOs to account: tackling societal needs the route to success
7th December 2018 by

By John Richardson IF WE all had a dollar for every time we’d heard the phrase, “the growth of t...

Don’t Forget Turkey And Its Importance To Global Polyolefins
27th August 2018 by

By John Richardson YOU might well have forgotten the Turkish lira crisis because of the US/China tra...

Turkey Crisis: Implications For Polyolefins And Global Economy
14th August 2018 by

By John Richardson THE first ramification of the Turkey crisis is that the collapse of the lira rais...

Peak Oil And The Aramco/SABIC Petchems Project
1st December 2017 by

By John Richardson THERE is an important connection between this week’s announcement by Saudi Aram...

India’s Demonitisation: Measuring The Real Impact
6th January 2017 by

By John Richardson FOR those interested in what demonitisation might mean for Indian polyethylene (...

Stunning Agreement On HFCs Offers Huge Opportunities
24th October 2016 by

By John Richardson THE DELHI bank manager’s priority was to make sure his son got through medical ...

Emerging Markets: 67.7 More Years To Catch Up With US
10th June 2016 by

By John Richardson IF I had a dollar in my pocket for every time I had read or heard the phrase “t...

India: How The “Local For Local” Model Can Boost Growth
18th October 2015 by

By John Richardson IT is just silly, the idea that India can become an export-based heavy manufactur...

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