China’s CNGC Huajin Chemical shuts ABS and PS units

02 August 2012 10:26  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China North Industries Group Corporation (CNGC) Huajin Chemical shut its 200,000 tonne/year Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) unit and 40,000 tonne/year polystyrene (PS) unit at Panjin in Liaoning province on l August for maintenance, a company source said on Wednesday.

The units will remain off line for 40-45 days, the source added.

The shutdown will have limited impact on the domestic China market because of the low volumes involved and weak downstream demand, a local distributor said.

By: Iris Xi
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