23 January 2009 03:11 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Korea Alcohol Industrial Company resumed operations at its 25,000 tonne/year ethylene-based ethyl acetate (EA) plant in Ulsan on 20 January following a one-week maintenance shutdown, a company official said on Friday.
“We are now operating at 100% of capacity,” the source said.
This was up from December levels of 70%.
“But ethylene prices are creeping up so we are monitoring the market situation,” he said.
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