04 January 2013 22:09 [Source: ICIS news]
The 150,000 tonnes/year PP plant in Talcahuano is expected to resume operations on 6 January, if the refinery maintenance remains on schedule, the source said.
By Sunday, the PP plant would have been down for a total of 10 days, or potentially longer if restart is delayed. There is nothing wrong with the PP plant.
Markets were described as steady, with normal demand and good collection of payments.
Any PP shortages will be covered with imports, the source said.
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