Keyword: Kai Pflug

Strategy & Management

How China’s Supply Chain Issues Affect the Global Chemical Industry

02.06.2022 -

Currently, China’s chemical production and export is affected by unprecedented restrictions, mainly but not exclusively as a consequence of strict anti-Covid policies...

Strategy & Management

China’s Quest for Self-sufficiency in Chemicals

02.05.2022 -

One of China’s key objectives of the current 14th Five-Year Plan is to reduce the dependency on imports. At least partly, this is a reaction to rising political tensions...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Dealing with Price Volatility

19.04.2022 -

It sometimes seems that everyone running a business always thinks that times are tougher now than they used to be. For producers — and buyers — of commodity chemicals...

Sites & Services

Multinational Companies in China’s Chemical Industry

30.11.2021 -

Chemical MNCs show strong verbal commitment to China, but the real situation is somewhat underwhelming.

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Fine Chemicals in China

23.08.2021 -

Fu Xiangsheng, Vice Chairman of the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, characterized China`s chemical industry as having a a surplus of basic chemicals and...

Strategy & Management

Foreign Investment in China`s Chemical Industry

01.12.2020 -

Investment in the areas listed in the catalogue is supported by a variety of incentives.

Strategy & Management

Continuation Rather than a Change

11.09.2020 -

China`s 14th Five-Year Plan (FYP) covering the period from 2021 to 2025 will only be published after its acceptance by the National People`s Congress in March 2021.

Strategy & Management

Will BASF Turn to Pig Farming? Not quite, but …

11.08.2020 -

Why BASF Venture Capital is investing in SmartAHC, a supplier of digitalization solutions for pig farming on the Chinese market.