10 August 2012 11:13 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS)--Karpatneftekhim will delay the planned maintenance shutdown of its production units for polyvinyl chloride (PVC), ethylene, caustic soda, chlorine and polyethylene until September-October, the Ukraine-based producer said on Friday.
Karpatneftekhim had originally announced in July it would shut down the units in August/September for regular maintenance works.
The company said the production units may remain idle for longer if ?xml:namespace>
In the past, Karpatneftekhim advocated the introduction of an import duty on PVC of 6.5% and urged the government to allow imports of feedstock products from
Karpatneftekhim is controlled by
Karpatneftekhim is based in Kalush, in the Ivano-Frankov region, in western
It has capacities to produce 300,000 tonnes/year of PVC, 200,000 tonnes/year of caustic soda, 180,000 tonnes/year of chlorine, 250,000 tonnes/year of ethylene and 100,000 tonnes/year of polyethylene.
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