09 May 2008 09:35 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Japan’s Tosoh Corp is not exporting any caustic soda for the spot market in May and June because of a scheduled turnaround at its chlor-alkali complex in Nanyo, a company source said on Thursday.
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The Nanyo complex, which produces 950,000 tonnes/year of caustic soda, would be closed for maintenance and expansion works from late May to early June.
The company has another 180,000 tonne/year caustic soda line in
Asian caustic soda was last week assessed at around $400/tonne (€256/tonne) FOB (free on board) northeast
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