03 August 2012 03:46 [Source: ICIS news]
The scheduled overhaul will last about two weeks, the sources added.
The company’s 100,000 tonne/year ethyl acetate (etac) plant at the same site will be brought off line to coincide with the ethanol plant shutdown, the sources said. However, the etac plant will not undergo overhaul.
Ethanol, typically produced from tapioca or corn in
Domestic ethanol prices in eastern
“Ethanol supply has tightened. Even at CNY6,600/tonne ex-works, it’s difficult to find cargoes,” said a China-based etac maker.
Ethanol supply in
Most of the tapioca used by
($1 = CNY6.37)
With additional reporting by Elisa Fu
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