19 March 2009 09:41 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--India's Reliance Industries expects to restart its 150,000 tonne/year high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant in Gandhar on Friday after a five-day outage, a source close to the company said on Thursday.
"The unscheduled shutdown was caused by mechanical problems which are being resolved," the source said. It would result in a production loss of around 2,500 tonnes of PE, he added.
"Although it's a small plant, the shutdown has unleashed supply concerns in the Indian market," said a trader.
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Reliance officials were not available for comment.
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