China’s Gaoping Chemical to shut down urea unit on 25 August

21 August 2012 09:25  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Gaoping Chemical Company, a subsidiary of Shanxi Tianji Coal Chemical Group, plans to shut its 600,000 tonne/year urea unit in Shanxi province, north China, on 25 August for maintenance, a company source said on Tuesday.

“The company will shut the plant for 40 days,” the source added.

The shutdown is unlikely to have a significant impact on the spot market as downstream demand remains weak, an industry source said.

By: Rita Wang

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