09 March 2012 03:15 [Source: ICIS news]
This is a result of a decrease in operating rates at its upstream cracker to 90-95%, the sources added.
The company could not be immediately reached for comments.
The affected production lines belong to Sinopec’s subsidiaries; Maoming Petrochemical, Zhongyuan Petrochemical, Yangzi Petrochemical and Qilu Petrochemical, market sources said.
Production is curtailed by introducing a brief shutdown or reducing operating rates of the plants, they added.
Additional reporting by Ong Sheau Ling
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