Chemicals and the Economy

5 Risks to China’s growth story
28th February 2012 by

China’s economic growth has become more and more unbalanced over the past 10 years, as we disc...

Mahathir says Europe “must face up to new reality”
11th February 2012 by

Mahathir Mohamad is one of the Grand Old Men of the Asian political establishment. He was Malaysian ...

Malaysia launches world’s first 4G service
20th November 2010 by

A decade ago, the blog was one of the pioneers of eBusiness as ChemConnect’s VP Europe/Middle ...

Asian exports collapse – Japan’s fall 46%
26th February 2009 by

Japan’s exports fell 46% in January, after a 35% fall in December. Exports to the US fell 53%,...

Crisis “more serious than the 1930’s”
10th February 2009 by

Last August, the blog noted that politicians were beginning to wake up to the scale of the current c...

The 10th anniversary of the Asian financial crisis
22nd June 2007 by

2 July 2007 marks the 10th anniversary of the Asian financial crisis, which began with the devaluati...