26 September 2012 07:07 [Source: ICIS news]
“Demand is weak and margins are not good hence we may cut operating rates to below 90% capacity in early October,” he said.
The company’s 1.03m tonne/year No 2 cracker was restarted on 14 September as scheduled following its routine maintenance and it is currently running at full capacity.
FPCC also runs a 700,000 tonne/year No 1 cracker and a 1.2m tonne/year No 3 cracker in Mailiao. These two crackers are also running at full capacity, the official added.
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