29 August 2012 07:13 [Source: ICIS news]
The company switched an etac line at its 320,000 tonne/year etac/butyl acetate (butac) swing plant at Jiangmen in
The switch to NPAC output was aimed at reducing the company’s total ethanol consumption, and should continue for another week or so, the source added.
Ethanol is used in combination with acetic acid in etac production.
The prices of ethanol are at yuan (CNY) 6,430-6,600/tonne ($1,013-1,039/tonne) EXW (ex-works) in eastern
Etac prices are stable this week at CNY6,200-6,350/tonne in eastern
Jiangmen Handsome has a 60,000 tonne/year butac plant at Huizhou in
($1 = CNY6.35)
With additional reporting by Elisa Fu
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