As the US economy takes a dip, but heads for further improvement, Europe still struggles with a multi-speed recovery.
30 years of OATS has seen plenty of change in the global and Chinese lubricants markets.
Sebastian Crawshaw celebrates OATS' 30th Anniversary with a nostalgic look back and makes some predictions for the next 30 years of the lubr
China's economic growth has significant bonuses for the lubes and automotive industries but could be constrained by the challenges of pollut
WHO delivers the latest news on particulate pollution, ACEA claims EU emissions policies are working and the world waits on energy fallout f
Overseas lubes and grease producers are looking to cash in on China's continued growth, but the product landscape is changing.
Is flat global lubes demand really a surprise? The US market wanes and Asian and Russian consumption grows.
China and overseas OEM relationships could change the domestic manufacturer landscape and have implications for domestic lubes producers.
Is global economic growth suffering a minor 'blip' or set for a crash of epic proportions?
China's economic growth remains something for the rest of the world to aspire to, however, pollution is another matter.