08 December 2009 17:00 [Source: ICIS news]
"We will produce this week and next week to honour our existing contracts. We will then have a Christmas shutdown and will restart again in January," said the seller.
"Stock levels will be low by the end of the year," added the source.
The originally shut down the unit in October for annual maintenance, but the restart had been subject to some delays.
Availability in the perc market in December was described as good, with demand slowing, particularly in the distribution sector, as the Christmas holidays approached.
Spolchemie is one of only three remaining perc producers in Europe following the closure of INEOS ChlorVinyls' plant at
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