29 May 2012 06:29 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant was shut down on 10 April for scheduled maintenance.
The aromatics unit can produce 55,000 tonnes/year of benzene and 180,000 tonnes/year of isomer-grade xylene, according to the source.
“The restart has little impact on the market as its isomer-grade xylene output is mainly supplied to Sinopec East China to produce para-xylene (PX),” the source said.
Domestic solvent-grade xylene prices were assessed at yuan (CNY) 8,750-8,800/tonne ($1,380-1,388/tonne) ex-tank south
($1 = CNY6.34)
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