08 March 2012 09:06 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant, which is located at Lin Yuan in
The shutdown is not related to the current poor margins in PTA production, according to the source.
“Margins are poor, but demand [remains] healthy,” the source said.
The company recently restarted its 250,000 tonne/year No 2 PTA unit at the same site. The plant was idle for four months from late October last year because of unfavourable market conditions, the source added.
CAPCO’s 700,000 tonne/year No 6 PTA plant at
The major producer operates six lines in total, namely five in
CAPCO is a joint venture between UK-based BP, which holds a 61.4% stake, and
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