China Resources shuts down PET line on power outage by typhoon

25 July 2012 10:54  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China Resources (Holdings) Co shut down its 300,000 tonne/year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle chip line at Zhuhai in Guangdong province on 24 July following a power outage caused by typhoon Vincente, a company source said on Wednesday.

The line will restart when the company is able to restore electricity, the source added without giving a definite date.

The line was running at 80% of capacity before the shutdown.

On Tuesday Zhuhai BP too had to shut its two PTA plants in the same city due to power outage caused by the typhoon.

By: Sunny Chen

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