27 December 2011 06:30 [Source: ICIS news]
The producer shut the aromatic unit on 5 December for maintenance.
The unit can produce 90,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 480,000 tonnes/year of toluene and 510,000 tonnes/year of xylenes, the source added.
“The restart will not have a significant impact immediately on the southern market until the new products are sold after 3 January,” the source said, adding that prices were likely to fall after that time.
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