China’s Jiangsu Hongxing Chemical to restart DOP plant on 29 Oct

24 October 2012 04:09  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Jiangsu Hongxing Chemical plans to restart its 120,000 tonnes/year dioctyl phthalate (DOP) unit at Nantong in Jiangsu province on 29 October, a source close to the company said on Wednesday.

The Chinese producer took its DOP unit off line on 22 October for scheduled maintenance, the source added.

The week-long shutdown will not push DOP prices up in the domestic market, because of the weak downstream demand, a trader said.

Jiangsu Hongxing Chemical is a key plasticizer producer in Jiangsu province.


By: Cindy Qiu



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly

ICIS news FREE TRIAL
Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.
ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)
ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index