25 October 2012 11:05 [Source: ICIS news]
On-spec products at the aniline plant were achieved on 23 October, the source said.
The plant was shut on 8 October on shortage of feedstock benzene. Prior to its shutdown, the unit was running at 80-90% of capacity, the source said.
The shutdown has had little impact on
Aniline prices were at yuan (CNY) 12,400-12,500/tonne ($1,984-2,000/tonne) EXW (ex-works) eastern
SP Chemical has a bigger aniline unit with a 90,000 tonne/year capacity in Taixing that has been shut since June last year.
($1 = CNY6.25)
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