13 June 2012 10:06 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Sinopec SABIC Tianjin Petrochemical plans to shut its 200,000 tonne/year butadiene (BD) unit at ?xml:namespace>
The shutdown will last about 40 days, but the actual date has not been confirmed by the company, the source said.
The BD output loss due to the shutdown will be 22,000-24,000 tonnes, the source added.
BD supply in
BD spot prices have been stable at yuan (CNY) 15,000/tonne ($2,355/tonne) since 1 June, according to Chemease, an ICIS service in
Sinopec SABIC Tianjin Petrochemical is a key domestic BD producer at
($1 = CNY6.37)
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