21 September 2012 06:51 [Source: ICIS news]
“We are still keeping etac output at our Jiangmen plant at a reduced rate because the supply situation for ethanol has not improved,” the source said.
At its 320,000 tonne/year etac/butyl acetate (butac) swing plant at Jiangmen, production in an etac line has since the week ended 24 August been switched to normal propyl acetate (NPAC) as the company sought to reduce the plant’s total ethanol consumption.
Ethanol, typically made from corn and tapioca in
Jiangmen Handsome increased its domestic etac offer by yuan (CNY) 100/tonne ($16/tonne) this week to CNY7,100/tonne ex-works (EXW) in southern
Jiangmen Handsome has a 60,000 tonne/year butac plant at Huizhou in
($1 = CNY6.30)
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