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Yi-Jeng Huang is the Senior Market Development Specialist - Asia, providing thought leadership content for several commodities. Full Bio
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Mar 2020
  • Petrochemicals
  • Polymers
  • Coronavirus

China petrochemicals sector braces for global recession as coronavirus leaves economies reeling

The expected economic recession in the Asia-Pacific region triggered by the coronavirus pandemic will reverberate across the petrochemical supply chain as global demand grinds to a halt, even as China slowly goes back to work

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  • Blog
Mar 2019
  • Petrochemicals
  • Polymers

Tariffs frustrate US-China trade in plastic resins and finished products

Trade in polyethylene resin and finished products slowed in the fourth quarter of 2018, becoming a casualty of the US-China trade war. Last year, the Trump Administration launched a full-scale trade war with China, imposing three rounds of tariffs worth a...

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Oct 2018
  • Petrochemicals

Vietnam's plastic end-users set to gain as US-China trade spat intensifies

The global plastics supply chain is changing as the US-China trade war intensifies, and Vietnam's plastic resin end-users are poised to benefit

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