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Consumers are expected to have spent slightly more in July, but Prime Day may have boosted sales

Consumers are expected to have spent slightly more in July, but Prime Day may have boosted sales

People shop in a supermarket as inflation affected consumer prices in New York City, June 10, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Consumers are expected to have spent just slightly more in July, but they may have boosted what they spent online in a big way. U.S. retail sales will be reported Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. …

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China goes global in PP perhaps quicker than had been expected, badly disrupting the global industry - Asian Chemical Connections

China goes global in PP perhaps quicker than had been expected, badly disrupting the global industry – Asian Chemical Connections

By John Richardson CHINA’S polypropylene (PP) industry in the short- to medium-term is being pushed into going global perhaps quicker than it had intended. This is because of the collapse of local demand and the resulting all-time weak netbacks in China versus most of the other regions. But this shift was one that was eventually …

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China’s export sector posts stronger than expected figures for July

China’s export industries put in a strong performance last month after spending the first half of the year hampered by shortages of raw materials and pandemic-related lockdowns at major ports. Offering an encouraging boost to the economy, outbound shipments grew 18% in July from a year earlier, the fastest pace this year, official customs data …

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