Global PP market divide may rebalance painfully
10th September 2021 by

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but I can prove the one here is worth 1,034. How so? B...

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Market danger set to lurk in the Gulf
25th August 2021 by

Time to keep a watchful eye on the Gulf of Mexico. Apropos of the approaching peak of the Atlantic h...

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Chemical, resin plants may be hurricane-ready, but markets are not
29th June 2021 by

Forecasters of this year’s hurricane season expect above-normal activity, and so far that seems on...

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Logistics making inflation worries more than transitory
15th June 2021 by

How bad are things on the logistics front? A COVID-19 outbreak at the Port of Yantian in China is ca...

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Can consumers afford the price rises commodities are portending?
9th April 2021 by

Get ready to open your wallets a bit more. Whether you are in the chemical business, the services in...

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End result of Biden’s ambitious infrastructure proposal may underwhelm
1st April 2021 by

Reinvestment in infrastructure has finally made it to centre stage of US political discussions, but ...

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Immense challenges facing chemical, polymer procurers
12th March 2021 by

Mid-February’s prolonged freeze on the Texas-Louisiana coast has juiced up market commentary as mu...

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Great news buried beneath recent vaccine headlines
3rd February 2021 by

With news bubbling up about coronavirus variants, here is a variant message of my own: Look past the...

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Three markets to watch amid stimulus efforts
8th January 2021 by

The Democrat Party sweep of the Georgia runoff senatorial elections this week means President-elect ...

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3 stimulus possibilities under the Biden administration
22nd December 2020 by

US president-elect Joseph Biden has called the recently passed $900bn second round of coronavirus-re...

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