China’s Dragon Aromatics to start up Zhangzhou PX/OX unit by Oct

10 August 2012 06:08  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Dragon Aromatics aims to start up its Fujian-based paraxylene (PX)/orthoxylene (OX) unit by October, a source close to the company said on Friday.

The PX/OX unit, located in Zhangzhou, near Xiamen, has a nameplate capacity of 1.6m tonnes/year of PX and 240,000 tonnes/year of OX, according to the source.

“The company is going to start up the PX/OX unit first in September or October [at] the latest, and has been looking for [feedstock] mixed xylene in the spot market totalling 30,000 tonnes,” the source said.


By: Yu Guo
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