16 February 2012 09:39 [Source: ICIS news]
The company had initially planned to take the AA plant off line on 15 February for 15 days but now it was not clear when will it be shut down, the source said.
Butyl-A prices have been rising from early February and expected to remain firm in the near term, an east China market player said.
Spot prices of butyl-A were assessed at yuan (CNY) 13,400-13,500/tonne ($2,130-2,146/tonne) CFR (cost & freight) on 15 February, up by CNY600-800/tonne from 1 February, according to Chemease, an ICIS service in China.
($1 = CNY 6.29)
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