16 October 2012 07:13 [Source: ICIS news]
The turnaround is expected to last for a month, the company source added.
The BPA unit was previously shut on 22 September, because of a mechanical issue.
The shutdown of BPA unit will result in tightened supply in the market, which will support prices to some extent, market players said.
However, the Chinese producer has sufficient inventories for its contract customers and will continue supplying them during the turnaround.
Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Chemicals is a joint venture between Chinese major company Sinopec and
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