03 September 2012 06:41 [Source: ICIS news]
The source did not give any reason for the delay.
Dezhou Detian Chemical is currently operating a 10,000 tonne/year plant at the same Dezhou site but the unit will be permanently shut down after the new IPA plant starts up.
Market players in
“Sales have been very slow in east
In the eastern
Some sellers are hoping the domestic prices will increase at a faster pace this month after key supplier Yancheng Super Chemical shut its 50,000 tonne/year plant at Yancheng in Jiangsu province unexpectedly on 26 August.
The outage may last for about a month.
Stronger feedstock acetone prices will also help to support prices, Chinese sellers said.
IPA prices were at yuan (CNY) 9,600-9,650/tonne ($1,512-1,520/tonne) ex-tank east
($1 = CNY6.35)
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