19 October 2012 10:07 [Source: ICIS news]
The producer is unlikely to have any cargoes to export until mid-November as a result of the shutdown, the source said.
Lanzhou Petrochemical also operates another 30,000 tonne/year unit in the same petrochemical complex.
Another Chinese producer, Fushun Petrochemical, took its 30,000 tonne/year plant in Liaoning province off line on 10 October for 25-30 days.
The reduced domestic supply, however, has been offset by weak downstream demand.
Reflecting the lacklustre domestic sales, prices in south
($1 = CNY6.25)
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