26 October 2012 03:25 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Korea Kumho Petrochemical Co (KKPC), ?xml:namespace>
The SBR plant in
“We will restart the SBR and BR plants next week but will run the BR plant at 80% of capacity until the end of the year because of poor market conditions,” the source said.
The SBR plant, on the other hand, will run at 100%, the source said.
Demand for BR has been weak and BR prices have been falling, according to industry sources.
BR prices fell to $2,600-2,700/tonne (€2,002-2,079/tonne) CFR (cost and freight) northeast (NE) Asia in the week ended 25 October, down by $50/tonne from the previous week, according to ICIS.
($1 = €0.77)
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.
|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|
Asian Chemical Connections