Container freight crisis requires new approaches to cash in on strong underlying demand
20th June 2021 by

  By John Richardson I MADE THE argument last Thursday that until or unless the world is fully ...

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Container freight crisis could continue until or unless the developing world is fully vaccinated
17th June 2021 by

By John Richardson IF YOU WANT to understand when container-freight chaos will fully come to an end,...

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The pandemic, climate change, plastic waste and the great divide: the world in 2025
13th June 2021 by

By John Richardson NOBODY SHOULD be surprised that the developing world has fallen behind in the bat...

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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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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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Demographics are reshaping petrochemicals trade flows, investment patterns and demand
23rd May 2021 by

  By John Richardson TEN YEARS AGO, fellow blogger Paul Hodges and I  first highlighted the le...

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We need a global agreement that sets targets for reducing plastic waste
20th May 2021 by

What follows is an entirely personal take on the challenge of plastic waste and does not represent t...

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China will create petrochemicals deflation with the only question being how
16th May 2021 by

By John Richardson THE FEEDBACK I have received on my series of posts about the potential for rapidl...

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Petrochemicals markets complexity is only going to grow and grow
13th May 2021 by

By John Richardson NICE WORK, if you get can get it. A trucking company in Fort Worth, Texas, is off...

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India’s pandemic crisis is a pointer towards wider developing-world risks
11th May 2021 by

By John Richardson IT IS fabulous to read about how Indian Oil Corp and Reliance Industries are supp...

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