14 November 2012 07:56 [Source: ICIS news]
The Chinese producer took its No 2 line off line on 20 October for maintenance until 4 November, because of some technical glitches. However, the line has resumed production since 11 November, according to the source.
Prior to the shutdown, the unit was operating at 95% capacity, the source added.
The shutdown of the methanol line has little impact on the domestic spot methanol market, traders said.
Methanol prices in
Meanwhile, Shanxi Kingboard Wanxinda’s 100,000 tonne/year No 1 line at the same site is running at full operating rates, the source said.
($1 = CNY6.23)
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