07 August 2012 07:59 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant can produce 72,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 48,000 tonnes/year of acetone, and the shutdown may last for 15 days, according to the source.
Bluestar Harbin Petrochemical is one of the two phenol/acetone producers in the northeast region and local supply has become tight because of the shutdown, said market players, adding that prices remain stable.
The other phenol/acetone producer in the northeast is Jilin Petrochemical.
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