17 October 2012 09:46 [Source: ICIS news]
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Mitsui Chemicals’ decision to slash its output was prompted by unfavourable production economics, underpinned by comparatively high feedstock benzene costs and weak phenol/acetone demand from
The country’s approximately 730,000 tonnes of acetone imports in 2011 were supplied predominantly by
Mitsui Chemicals will assess the market situation on an ongoing basis to decide whether it will continue with the production cutbacks beyond November, the official added.
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