NewsFlashSouth Korea's Kumho Petrochemical slashes SBR ops

23 May 2012 03:24  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Kumho Petrochemical (KKPC) will further cut the operating rate of its 430,000 tonne/year styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) plant at Ulsan to 40-50% of capacity until mid-June because of continued weakness in demand, a company source said on Wednesday.

Its SBR plant was running at 80% of capacity since early May, the source at the Asia’s largest synthetic rubber producer added.



By: Helen Yan
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