Chemicals and the Economy

Chart of the Year – China’s shadow banking collapse means deflation may be round the corner
16th December 2018 by

Last year it was Bitcoin, in 2016 it was the near-doubling in US 10-year interest rates, and in 2015...

BASF’s second profit warning highlights scale of the downturn now underway
9th December 2018 by

The chemical industry is easily the best leading indicator for the global economy.  And thanks to K...

Chemistry & the Economy: 2019 Outlook
4th December 2018 by

There will be no shortage of important topics to discuss on Thursday, at my regular Chemistry and th...

Brexit moves from ‘Snakes and Ladders’ to cricket
2nd December 2018 by

The Brexit debate had appeared to be a simple game of Snakes & Ladders till now.  The Leave cam...