China’s Shenyang Chem to start up caustic soda, PVC plants in 2015

06 September 2012 09:57  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shenyang Chemical plans to start up its 250,000 tonne/year caustic soda and 200,000 tonne/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plants as well as some other plants in 2015, a company source said on Thursday.

The other plants include a 1,500 tonne/year silicon dioxide plant, a 60,000 tonne/year propylene oxide (PO) plant and a 60,000 tonne/year polypropylene glycol (PPG) plant, which are being built at the same time, the source added.

Construction of the plants has started in end-August.

The five plants, with a total investment of yuan (CNY) 2.6bn ($409m), will be located in the Shenyang Economic & Technological Development Area, said the source.

Shenyang Chemical is a state-owned listed company mainly engaged in chlor-alkali chemicals, deep oil processing and new chemical materials.

($1 = CNY 6.35)

By: Dolly Wu
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