08 January 2010 02:55 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant was shut on 4 January due to technical problems.
Market players said this would add to the tight supply woes in the region. Deals had been heard this week in the $280/tonne (€196/tonne) CFR (cost and freight)
The company had this week postponed a planned shutdown of the unit to the fourth quarter of 2010 from January-February because of strong methanol demand.
($1 = €0.70)
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