China PE, PP Production Up By 30%
26th July 2010 by

By John Richardson and Malini Hariharan CHINA’S polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) produ...

Ethylene Margins Plunge On PE Rate Cuts
30th June 2010 by

By John Richardson THE steep decline in Asian ethylene margins – detailed in the chart below f...

China PE Market Falls Prey To The Speculators…..
29th June 2010 by

….again By John Richardson THE sharp fall in polyethylene (PE) pricing in China is being blame...

Financial Sector Fear Looms Large
26th May 2010 by

By John Richardson WE will explore the following issues in a lot more detail over the coming da...

Chemicals Face More Financial Sector Damage
24th May 2010 by

Greed definitely not good for chemicals…. Source of picture:   By John ...

Commodity Stockpiles A Risky Bet
13th April 2010 by

  By John Richardson Inventories of copper, aluminium, lead and nickel have risen as prices for...

Douple-dip Appears To Have Begun
8th February 2010 by

By John Richardson The start of the next dip in what this blog has long thought would be a double-di...

The Dangers Of A Three-Year-Old’s Attention Span
3rd February 2010 by

“Hello everybody – welcome to the island of Sodor. Time to flip your positions’ So...

Polyethylene Pricing Separates From Fundamentals
20th January 2010 by

By John Richardson Linear-low density polyethylene (LLDPE) pricing in China has become increasingly ...

China PE To Grow By 35% – Latest ’09 Forecast
7th December 2009 by

  Money to be made, or saved, again?….. Source of picture:   After l...

Jump to page: 

Uncover exclusive industry upates from ICIS

Interested to uncover more articles related to this topic? Explore additional news, insights and intelligence, tailored to the markets you are interested in by accessing exclusive content from