27 May 2011 10:25 [Source: ICIS news]
The cracker has been shut since 12 May after a small fire. Market sources had said earlier that the cracker's shutdown would likely last a month.
“The volume is big quantity,” said a trader, referring to the naphtha import deferment.
Other traders said the volume could be 300,000-400,000 tonnes for June to first-half July delivery.
The fire that broke out at the
Some of the affected plants, including FPCC's 260,000 tonne/year acrylonitrile (ACN) plant and Formosa Plastics Corp's (FPC) 500,000 tonne/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) unit, have since been restarted.
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