Chemicals and the Economy

Trump’s trade war hits Wall Street as tech downturn begins
25th March 2018 by

President Trump no longer tweets regularly about new record highs for US financial markets. The twee...

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Goodbye to “business as usual” model for plastics
18th March 2018 by

Polymer markets face two major challenges in coming months. The most immediate is the arrival of t...

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West’s household spending heads for decline as population ages and trade war looms
11th March 2018 by

As promised last week, today’s post looks at the impact of the ageing of the BabyBoomers on t...

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West faces “demographic deficit” as populations age
3rd March 2018 by

Rising life expectancy, and falling fertility rates, mean that a third of the Western population is ...

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