China’s Sichuan Yongxiang runs polysilicon plant at 100% capacity

12 April 2011 10:01  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Sichuan Yongxiang is running its 1,500 tonne/year polysilicon plant in Sichuan at full rate after a regular turnaround last month, market sources said on Tuesday.

The plant was taken off line for 20 days in March and operations resumed on 29 March, they added.

Spot polysilicon prices were assessed as $70-80/kg (€48-55/kg) FOB (free on board) Korea in the week ended 6 April, ICIS data showed.

The product is used to manufacture solar panels, modules and cells.

($1 = €0.69)

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By: Felicia Loo

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