China early data points to 42% fall in 2021 HDPE imports
30th March 2021 by

By John Richardson China’s high-density polyethylene (HDPE) imports in 2021 look as if they might ...

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China early data point to PP imports collapsing by 78% this year with SM 67% lower
28th March 2021 by

By John Richardson CHINA’S apparent demand for polyethylene, polypropylene (PP), styrene monomer (...

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China petrochemicals and the lack of logical basis for the 2021 boom theory
21st March 2021 by

    By John Richardson IF YOU DO a Google search, you will find a lot of articles on China...

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Seeing through the lack of data: new scenarios for global LLDPE demand in 2021-2025
18th March 2021 by

By John Richardson WE DON’T HAVE THE DATA sets nor the data tools to work out what is going to hap...

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China’s data gaps mean we must plan for multiple petchems demand, import outcomes
16th March 2021 by

By John Richardson WE ARE STILL waiting for detailed data on China’s petrochemicals and polymers i...

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Seeing beyond tight supply: three new scenarios for global HDPE demand in 2021-2025
11th March 2021 by

By John Richardson AT A TIME LIKE THIS, when petrochemicals and polymers prices are surging and marg...

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China’s missing data still point to unclear direction for exports, petchems demand
9th March 2021 by

By John Richardson THE GOOD NEWS is that the total US dollar value of China’s total exports increa...

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China’s “two sessions” in 2021 could easily set the direction of global petchems for decades to come
7th March 2021 by

By John Richardson DO YOU have a dedicated team studying the policy outcomes from this year’s meet...

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Complexity of global PP demand post-pandemic: Three new scenarios for 2021-2025
4th March 2021 by

By John Richardson THE COMPLEXITY of the economic outlook is such that nobody can say with even the ...

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China PMIs point to export slowdown and risk to petchems market rally
2nd March 2021 by

By John Richardson WE STILL DON’T have all the data we need to reach a firm conclusion about wheth...

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