15 April 2010 05:47 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Sulige Chemical shut its two natural gas-based methanol plants at Inner Mongolia in north China on 8 April for maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.
The restart date of the plants, which have a total capacity of 350,000 tonnes/year, was not confirmed yet, the source added.
Domestic prices in China were down by yuan (CNY) 120-150/tonne ($18-22/tonne) at CNY2,280-2,540/tonne ex-tank last week, according to global chemical market intelligence service ICIS pricing. Other methanol producers in China include China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) and Boyuan United Chemical.
($1 = CNY6.83)
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