11 October 2012 05:24 [Source: ICIS news]
Chinese market sources said the lower supply, brought on by the shutdown, will likely help to support the Chinese domestic prices, which fell prior to the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holidays on 30 September-7 October.
''The downstream demand is still weak after the holiday but this will be offset by the lower supply,'' a Chinese trader said.
Chinese domestic prices in eastern
Fushun Petrochemical's second 25,000 tonne/year MEK line was shut in May for maintenance, but the plant has yet to resume production as a result of inadequate feedstock C4 supply, market sources said.
($1 = CNY6.30)
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