China’s Shaoxing Yuandong eyes end-June start-up for PTA unit

09 May 2012 10:43  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China's Shaoxing Yuandong Petrochemicals is aiming to start up its 1.4m tonne/year No 4 purified terephthalic acid (PTA) project in Ningbo at the end of June, a company source said on Wednesday.

In addition, the company will shut its 600,000 tonne/year No 2 and 600,000 tonne/year No 3 PTA units at Shaoxing in Zhejiang at end-June or in early July for three weeks of maintenance, the source added.

Other PTA makers in China include Zhejiang Yisheng Petrochemicals, Xiamen Xianglu Petrochemicals and Jiangyin Hanbang Petrochemicals.

By: Bohan Loh
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