China’s SSMC shuts 120,000 tonne/year BPA plant for maintenance

02 November 2011 03:54  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Chemicals (SSMC) shut its 120,000 tonne/year bisphenol A (BPA) unit at Caojing in Shanghai on 1 November for scheduled maintenance, a source close to the company said late on Tuesday.

The plant will remain off line for one week, the source added.

The shutdown is not anticipated to have a major impact on prices given prevailing weak market conditions, sources said.


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