12 September 2012 04:19 [Source: ICIS news]
The source did not disclose the cause of the shutdown.
The company was offering BD at yuan (CNY) 16,500/tonne ($2,603/tonne) EXW (ex-works) on 11 September, the source said.
Although the shutdown is expected to reduce available spot supply in the market, BD prices may continue to be on a downtrend because of weak demand from downstream butadiene rubber (BR) and styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) sectors, market players said.
($1 = CNY6.34)
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