The curse of ABC has failed to arrive: On the anniversary of 9/11
This year: no breaking news disasters; No terrorism (9/11 - Bali 2001)
No dead Royals (Diana - Bangkok 1997)
No Asian financial crash
And no missiles anywhere. Instead, record numbers of delegates and the encouraging news that we knew already — the lead industry is pretty much in rude health and that 2/3's of the market is here in Asia. And Brian Wilson got the International Lead Medal — but not for eating cabbage fritters. Confused? Read the BEST Battery Briefing next week to find out more as our new Editor Tim Probert brings a fresh take on the industry.