Asian Chemical Connections

Share buyback boost to US stocks a major danger as recession risks grow
12th December 2018 by

Just to once again stress that what follows are as always my personal views, and are open to debate,...

President Trump’s “very good” call with President Xi: Nothing changes
2nd November 2018 by

PRESIDENT TRUMP said yesterday that his discussions with President Xi Jinping were “moving along n...

US GDP growth peaks as economic challenges build
29th October 2018 by

A FULL two percentage points of US third quarter growth of 3.5% was down to stock building. Total US...

China PP growth at risk from lower auto sales, trade war
17th October 2018 by

By John Richardson WE EXPECT China’s PP demand to rise by 6.5% in 2018 to total consumption of 27....

PE margins turn negative as economic risks build
12th October 2018 by

By John Richardson CASH margins for Asian linear-low density polyethylene (LLDPE) for naphtha-based ...

Bursting of the US debt bubble and effect on petchems
8th October 2018 by

By John Richardson THE US economy is in a debt-induced bubble that will sooner or later burst with o...

US LLDPE exports to Europe to increase by at least 70% in 2019
3rd October 2018 by

By John Richardson ON MONDAY I took the percentage shares of total US linear-low density polyethylen...

US LLDPE needs 68% export growth next year to top five markets…..
1st October 2018 by

…..and that’s assuming there is no trade war with China! By John Richardson THE MORE you...

Asian Polyolefins Profits To Test 2012 Lows As Global Economy Slows
11th May 2018 by

By John Richardson PETROCHEMICALS are a great barometer for economic growth as they are the raw mate...

China Shadow Banking Squeeze Threatens Global Economy
14th February 2018 by

By John Richardson THE trend that I identified last August is continuing. China is in the midst of a...

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