Crunch time for Asian polyolefins
14th July 2010 by

By Malini Hariharan August could well be the time for some tough decisions by Asian polyethylene (PE...

Asian Ethylene, PE Declines Continue
12th July 2010 by

By John Richardson ASIAN ethylene and polyethylene (PE) margins both fell last week – a furthe...

Crisis of confidence
10th June 2010 by

By Malini Hariharan Asian polyolefins (PO) producers are seeing no signs of an immediate recovery in...

China flexes its muscles
1st June 2010 by

By Malini Hariharan If you are trying to find an explanation for the recent price movement in Asian ...

Will crude oil revive PE markets?
8th April 2010 by

By Malini Hariharan Has the steady increase in crude oil prices last week prompted Chinese buyers to...

China Re-exports Large Volumes Of PE To Latin America
15th March 2010 by

Heading for the high jump   Source of picture: www.commons.wikemedia.,org   By John Richar...

Liveris on the chemical cycle, Dow’s asset-light strategy and Ras Tanura
4th February 2010 by

By Malini Hariharan I have been reading a transcript of Dow Chemical’s Q4 2009 earnings call a...

Is it time for price corrections?
20th January 2010 by

By Malini Hariharan After experiencing steep price hikes over the last few weeks should seller start...

Some more surprises for polyolefins
8th January 2010 by

By Malini Hariharan The Wednesday post on this blog highlighted some of the unexpected turns that th...

No option but to bet on China
31st December 2009 by

By Malini Hariharan Even as market players celebrate the finish of what has been an unexpectedly goo...

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