08 November 2007 07:43 [Source: ICIS news]
SHANGHAI (ICIS news)--Tianjin Chemical plant has started up its new 33,000 tonne/year epichlorohydrin (ECH) plant for a trial run on Thursday, a company source said.
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So far, ECH prices were flat from last week, at CNY19,000/tonne ($2,554/tonne)
However, industry players do not expect prices to rise since demand from the downstream epoxy resin market have been lacklustre.
Tianjin Chemical has another 28,000 tonne/year ECH unit located at the same site.
The company is a subsidiary of Tianjin Bohai Chemical Industry Group.
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Michelle Yu of CBI China contributed to the story.
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