16 November 2012 08:25 [Source: ICIS news]
The 300,000 dmt/year unit is currently running at 80% of capacity as the company aims to lower chlorine production amid a bearish market, the source said.
Chlorine is a co-product of caustic soda production.
The turnaround is not expected to have a big impact on market prices of caustic soda as the loss of liquid caustic soda output will not be significant, according to an industry source.
SP Chemical has 750,000 dmt/year of caustic soda production capacity at the Taixing site.
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