15 November 2012 07:49 [Source: ICIS news]
The producer also has a 100,000 tonne/year 2-butyl acetate plant at Yueyang, which was restarted on 12 November and is currently running at 40% of capacity, the source added. The plant was shut on 24 October for maintenance.
Most players think that the turnaround will have little impact on the market as the market supply is ample and the demand is poor.
The spot prices of 2-butyl acetate were assessed at yuan (CNY) 6,600-6,800/tonne ($1,059-1,091/tonne)
2-butyl acetate is used in paints, medications and printing ink.
($1 = CNY6.23)
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