09 November 2012 04:31 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant was shut for nine days to repair damage which was caused on 1 November, according to the source.
The shutdown will result in an estimated soda ash output loss in November of about 14,000 tonnes compared to the output in October, the source added.
The downstream demand from the domestic flats construction sector has not improved because of the Chinese government's strict control over the country's real estate industry. Most market players are adopting a wait-and-see attitude in light of the uncertain market outlook, traders said.
Spot dense 99% soda ash prices in northeast
Dahua Group Dalian Chemical Industry is the sole soda ash manufacturer in northeast
($1 = CNY6.24)
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