22 October 2012 09:26 [Source: ICIS news]
The new plant has not achieved on-spec product yet, the source added.
The start-up has not affected PTA prices because of PTA maintenance shutdowns, including those at Zhejiang Yisheng Petrochemical’s 650,000 tonne/year PTA plant , Xianglu Petrochemical’s 1.65m tonne/year PTA plant, Chongqing Fuling Pengwei’s 900,000 tonne/year PTA plant and Yuandong Petrochemical’s 600,000 tonne/year No 2 PTA plant, a trader said.
The average operating rate of the country’s domestic PTA capacity is at about 72%, according to Chemease, an ICIS service in
Hengli Petrochemical in
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