05 March 2008 09:44 [Source: ICIS news]
TOKYO (ICIS news)--Japan’s production of caustic soda declined 0.7% year on year to 402,530 tonnes in January, a spokesman from a local industry association said on Wednesday.?xml:namespace>
The fall was the result of a fire at Mitsubishi Chemical’s Kashima cracker which hit the output of caustic soda, said the Soda Industry Association spokesman.
It was possible caustic soda exports to
The country produced 63,568 tonnes of synthetic hydrochloric acid in the month, down 0.7% from the previous year, the association said.
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