The perils of Evergrande for China and world polyolefins demand
20th September 2021 by

By John Richardson ON THE PLUS side of the H2 China polyolefins demand ledger are the Golden Week Ho...

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China PP arbitrage to the US goes through the roof despite surging freight costs
15th September 2021 by

By John Richardson IT IS VERY HARD to see how we will get out of this container crisis anytime soon....

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China polyolefins demand in 2021 could be 6.5m tonnes lower than expected with imports a lot weaker
31st August 2021 by

By John Richardson NOW we must be very careful here. Time and time again, Chinese polyolefins growth...

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China PP demand improvement points to huge global dependence on just one country
26th August 2021 by

By John Richardson AS I’VE BEEN arguing for the past ten years, the global petrochemicals industry...

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Global HDPE demand prospects dim on a slower developing world and China
20th August 2021 by

By John Richardson THE DRAG ON global polyolefins growth from declining demand in the developing wor...

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The developing world must be at the centre of every climate discussion and initiative
11th August 2021 by

By John Richardson THE LATEST Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report makes grim rea...

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China panic over a downturn in H2 2021 is as overcooked the H1 boom narrative
8th August 2021 by

By John Richardson THERE is a lot of very unhelpful noise out there about China which is making it v...

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Every climate initiative must be road tested in the developing world – and adequate funding is essential
1st August 2021 by

The views expressed in this blog are, as always, my personal views and do not represent the views of...

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China polyolefins demand declines accelerate as supply chains remain the key challenge
29th July 2021 by

By John Richardson ONE OF THE golden rules that has nearly always applied over the last 20 years is ...

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Pandemic’s third wave seems unlikely to damage global petrochemicals demand
22nd July 2021 by

By John Richardson THE GREATEST rock band of all time put it so well in Circumstances from the semin...

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