19 August 2009 15:52 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Egypt’s Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Co's (Sidpec) blow moulding high density polyethylene (HDPE) production line remains offline following a failed restart, a company source said on Wednesday.
“The blow moulding production line is still out of service and we do not know when it will be back up,” the source said.
However, the injection moulding HDPE production line had been restarted successfully and the producer was now able to export HDPE into the wider north African market.
Supply of HDPE continued to be tight in
“Egyptians may be preparing to fast [ahead of Ramadan which starts on 22 August] but the market is still consuming lots of HDPE,” said the company source, adding: “This is the high season for us.”
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