Xianglu Petrochemical to shut Xiamen PTA unit on 16 April

16 March 2012 08:43  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Xianglu Petrochemicals will shut its Xiamen-based purified terephthalic acid (PTA) unit on 16 April for a scheduled 7-10 days turnaround, a company source said on Friday.

The unit, with a design capacity to produce 1.5m tonnes of PTA per annum is currently operating at full rates, he added.

Other PTA makers in China include Zhejiang Yisheng Petrochemicals and Shaoxing Yuandong Petrochemicals.

By: Bohan Loh
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