15 April 2008 03:57 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Japan’s Tokuyama Corp plans to shut down its 500,000 tonnes/year caustic soda plant for a scheduled maintenance in the third quarter of this year, a source close to the company said on Monday.
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The impact of this shutdown on the spot market would be limited as Tokuyama sells most of its caustic soda on a term basis and there would be ample time for the company to stock up before the scheduled maintenance, a trader said.
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