02 August 2012 09:13 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Typhoon Saola has been pounding ?xml:namespace>
Financial markets were closed but in the petrochemical hubs of Mailiao and
These include Formosa Chemicals and Fibres Corp’s (FCFC) No 1 and No 3 aromatics units in Mailiao, while the company’s No 2 unit is shut for turnaround.
Also located in Mailiao, Changchun Petrochemicals' acetic acid plant with up to 460,000 tonne/year capacity is also unlikely to be affected since rains and winds are heavier in the northern parts, a company source said.
Typhoon Saola made landfall near
Saola killed at least 14 people when it passed through the
Additional reporting by Serena Seng, Ong Sheau Ling, Hazel Kumari, Samuel Wong, Heng Hui, and Junie Lin
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