17 August 2012 08:18 [Source: ICIS news]
The PVC facility will be shut for a week and will be operating at a reduced rate of 70-75% following the shutdown until the upstream VCM unit is restarted, the source said.
FPC shut its 800,000 tonne/year VCM and 1.18m tonne/year ethylene dichloride (EDC) units in Mailiao on 16 August, the source added.
The VCM and EDC units will be offline for a month and two weeks, respectively.
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