15 November 2012 04:27 [Source: ICIS news]
The shutdown involved the entire plant, which has two lines with a nameplate capacity of 30,000 tonnes/year and 40,000 tonnes/year, respectively, the source said.
A separate company source, however, said Zibo Qixiang has shut only the 30,000 tonne/year line.
Chinese domestic prices fell in the week despite news of the shutdown.
Domestic sales have slowed down as buyers typically minimise their inventories at the end of their fiscal year, which falls on December for most Chinese companies, Chinese sources said.
Prices in east
Zibo Qixiang, which is the largest MEK producer in
($1 = CNY6.23)
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