Our Aromatics expert Duncan Clark takes a look at the PTA and Paraxylene markets, to provide answers the following questions:1. What were the key issues that impacted the paraxylene market in 2016? 2. What are the key issues impacting the PTA market? 3. What is the supply outlook for PTA? 4. What is the supply outlook for paraxylene? 5. What differentiates IHS Markit's analysis of the market?
Our recent piece on the carbon footprint of the internet generated plenty of coverage, so next up in our map of the world's carbon emissions is … email. Of course, sending and receiving electronic message is never going to constitute the largest part of our carbon footprints. But the energy required to support our increasingly heaving and numerous inboxes does add up.
Duncan Clark believes Alibaba's rise can't be separated from its famous founder. The author shares his thoughts on how the 52-year-old entrepreneur is shaping China's future. In China, entire sections are devoted to books on Alibaba founder Jack Ma. He is a people's hero, with over 300 books written on him.