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China Chemical Imports Fall On Affordability

By John Richardson

China’s petrochemical imports continued to decline in June on tight credit conditions and price rises that deterred consumers, according to our colleagues at ICIS news.

Linear-low density polyethylene (LLDPE) imports fell by 18% month-on-month and 3% year-on-year, …

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THE US: Recovery, What Recovery?



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By John Richardson

CORE consumer prices in the US declined for the first time in December since 1982, according to the latest American Chemistry Council (ACC) Weekl;y Chemistry and Economic Trends report.

And …

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For Hands That Don’t Want To Do Dishes


Buy now, pay later….

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Note: There is a special prize for the first blog reader who can explain the above headline.


In the 2001 recession, US consumer spending slowed but did not fall, and picked up …

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China’s chemical imports up – again!

By John Richardson

We don’t have the actual data yet (hopefully, we’ll be able to give you the numbers later this week), but……

……China’s commodity chemicals and polymer imports “continued to amaze” in September with monoethylene glycol (MEG) shipments hitting …

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