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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Deteriorating playing conditions mandate quick changes of plans
18th November 2020 by

A lot can change in 30 days. Thirty days ago, US President Donald Trump felt confident he was on his...

All roads following US elections should lead to enactment of infrastructure bill
22nd October 2020 by

Finding common ground for US Republicans and Democrats is as difficult as ever during these hyper-pa...