15 December 2011 10:06 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China's first coal-based MEG producer Tongliao Jinmei Chemical has started selling MEG cargos to east China in December, a company source said on Thursday.
The company has increased the operating rate at its 200,000 tonne/year coal-based MEG plant in Inner Mongolia to 70-80% capacity from below 50% in late November, the source said.
“This is the first time we are selling coal-based MEG to east China, which has the biggest MEG demand in China,” the source said.
Coal-based MEG was previously unable to meet the requirements in making polyester and unsaturated polyester resin (UPR), which are the main downstream products of MEG, the source said.
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