Chemicals and the Economy

Contingency planning is essential in 2020 as “synchronised slowdown” continues
12th January 2020 by

The IMF has now confirmed that the world economy has moved into the synchronised slowdown that I for...

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Boris Johnson will have to disappoint someone in 2020 as the UK finally leaves the EU
15th December 2019 by

Finally, after three and a half years, the UK has reached “the end of the beginning” wit...

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ACS Chemistry & the Economy webinar on Thursday
10th December 2019 by

Please join me for the next ACS Chemicals & Economy webinar on Thursday, at 2pm Eastern Standard...

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What’s next for Brexit and chemicals?
4th December 2019 by

The UK is about to go to the polls again to try and decide the Brexit issue.  Chemicals will be one...

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Global economy hits stall speed, whilst US S&P 500 sets new records
1st December 2019 by

Whisper it not to your friends in financial markets, but the global economy is moving into recession...

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Budgeting for paradigm shifts and a debt crisis
27th October 2019 by

It is now 8 years since John Richardson and I published our 10-year forecast for 2021 in Boom, Gloom...

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Paradigm shifts create Winners and Losers
20th October 2019 by

MY ANNUAL BUDGET OUTLOOK WILL BE PUBLISHED NEXT WEEK Next week, I will publish my annual Budget Outl...

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Markets face major paradigm shifts as recession approaches
6th October 2019 by

Major paradigm shifts are occurring in the global economy, as I describe in a new analysis for ICIS ...

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No Deal Brexit still a likely option if opposition parties fail to support a new referendum
15th September 2019 by

Canada’s normally pro-UK ‘Globe and Mail’ summed up the prevailing external view of Brexit las...

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UK, EU27 and EEA businesses need to start planning for a No Deal Brexit on 31 October
28th July 2019 by

New UK premier, Boris Johnson, said last week that the UK must leave the EU by 31 October, “do or ...

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