Asian Chemical Connections

China’s economy is not recovering say petrochemicals markets
24th April 2019 by

By John Richardson IF YOU only read the financial press and follow the stock markets you can be enti...

China chemicals storage at bursting point indicates no big new economic stimulus
27th March 2019 by

By John Richardson CHEMICALS markets are a great barometer for weather conditions in the wider econo...

China’s vital internet economy cannot be sacrificed for trade deal
25th March 2019 by

By John Richardson THE latest stumbling block for the US/China trade talks is the Chinese reluctance...

US LLDPE imports threaten to overwhelm European market
20th March 2019 by

By John Richardson THE above chart may end up being an underestimate of the extent to which US linea...

Risks for US petrochemicals once again rise as trade war takes another twist
15th March 2019 by

By John Richardson JUST when nearly of all us (including me) thought that a trade deal was about to ...

US foreign policy reshaping global oil markets at major cost to the US
8th March 2019 by

Guest blogger today is again Ajay Parmar in the third of his posts. He is a chemical engineering pro...

China’s January credit surge: Case for one-off panic, no new global economic boom
6th March 2019 by

By John Richardson CHINA’S HUGE January credit increase might be the start of a new round of major...

China’s ageing population could cost 240 million tonnes of polymers demand
1st March 2019 by

By John Richardson THERE was nothing miraculous about the “Chinese economic miracle”. What inste...

Surge in China lending could lead to global economic rebound, stronger chemicals demand
27th February 2019 by

By John Richardson CHINA may have pressed the panic button again. If the extraordinary rise in Janua...

Search for votes in 2020 US presidential battleground states may wreck trade deal
25th February 2019 by

By John Richardson A GOOD WAY of deciding whether or not the likely US/China trade deal will hold is...

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