China's Jilin to restart ABS line on 26 June after turnaround

21 June 2012 05:01  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Jilin Petrochemical will restart its 180,000 tonne/year acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) line in Jilin, northeast China, on 26 June, a company source said on Thursday.

The line was shut on 22 May for annual maintenance, according to the source.

The unit is expected to operate at a full capacity following the restart, the source said.

The company’s 0215A grade of ABS is trading at yuan (CNY) 14,600-14,700/tonne ($2,295-2,311/tonne) in south and east China, higher than any other grades, according to a trader.

($1 = CNY6.36)

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By: Amy Yang

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