S Korea’s Samsung Total runs 1m tonne/year cracker at 100% rate

04 January 2013 02:53  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea's Samsung Total is operating its 1m tonne/year cracker in Daesan at 100% of capacity in January, a company official said on Friday.

The rates are unchanged from December, he added.

Open-spec naphtha prices for the first half of February delivery stood at $968-971/tonne (€745-748/tonne) CFR (cost & freight) Japan on Friday morning, according to ICIS data.

($1 = €0.77)

By: Felicia Loo

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