Regional Markets

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    Another volatile year for rare gases

    1 December 2016By Richard Betzendahl

    As we near the end of 2016, we look back on another volatile year for rare gases. In my previous rare gases market review (, we reported that neon (Ne) was in a very critical supply shortage during early to mid-2015…

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    The US packaged gas business

    1 December 2016By Maura D. Garvey

    Maura D. Garvey examines trends in the US packaged gases business in 2015/16, including a focus on the high pressure cylinders business.

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    Regional markets – Focus on South East Asia

    2 November 2016By , published in gasworld magazine

    A mixed outlook has prevailed in South East Asia in recent years, as undoubted growth prospects have been visibly tempered by an uncharacteristically volatile economic landscape in China and the many splintered effects of this on global markets such as commodities.


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    The benefits of having “A man in Washington”

    1 December 2016By Diane Stirling

    How can gases and welding distributor and manufacturer businesses feel confident that their interests are being protected and that their industry is being advocated for at the national level?

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    Race to the White House: Another step into the unknown

    7 November 2016By

    When driving home from the office last night, I realised I was muttering along to the chorus of This Is Not America. I found myself thinking about the race to the White House and what the America of tomorrow will look like.

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    CCS – The natural partner to decarbonisation

    2 November 2016By Brad Page, published in gasworld magazine

    In December last year, 195 countries signed the historic Paris Agreement, establishing an unprecedented level of global support for urgent action to address carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Brad Page, CEO of the Global CCS Institute, explains why giving effect to its ambition is a far greater challenge.