China’s Shandong Taishan Yanhua shuts PVC plant for maintenance

13 June 2012 07:51  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China-based Shandong Taishan Yanhua, a subsidiary of Shandong Energy Xinwen Mining Group, shut its 100,000 tonne/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant at Tai’an in Shandong province on 11 June for regular maintenance, a company source said on Wednesday.

The shutdown will last for about half a month, the source added.

The company was running the plant at 40-50% of capacity before the shutdown and the latest prices quoted by the producer were at yuan (CNY) 6,700/tonne ($1,052/tonne) EXW (ex-works) on 11 June, added the source.

($1 = CNY6.37)

By: Vivian Jiao

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