29 February 2012 09:49 [Source: ICIS news]
The unit was shut on 27 February for a week-long planned maintenance turnaround, according to the source.
However, the plant’s restart on 5 March will be dependent on the volumes of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) feedstock that is available in the market, the source said.
The tight supply of VCM seen in
As a result, Suzhou Huasu Plastics will likely raise its PVC prices in March, the industry source added.
The company’s PVC prices were assessed at yuan (CNY) 69,00-6,950/tonne ($1,095-1,103/tonne) CFR (cost and freight), according to Chemease, an ICIS service in China.
($1 = CNY6.30)
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