25 May 2012 08:20 [Source: ICIS news]
The cracker is expected to be off line for around 50 days, they added.
As this is a planned shutdown, there was no evident impact on the ethylene market, which remained on the downtrend this week.
Ethylene daily spot prices slumped $40-70/tonne (€32-56/tonne) to $1,050-1,060/tonne CFR (cost and freight) northeast
($1 = €0.80)
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