China's Zhongyan Debang runs Jiangsu soda ash plant at 80-90%

10 January 2013 08:22  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Zhongyan Debang Chemical is running its 300,000 tonne/year soda ash plant at Lianyungang city in Jiangsu province at 80-90% capacity, following its restart on 10 January, a company source said on Thursday.

The plant was shut on 5 January for scheduled maintenance, according to the source.

The loss of soda ash output during the shutdown was 4,000 tonnes, said the source.

The producer’s light-grade soda ash offer on 10 January was at yuan (CNY) 1,230/tonne ($197/tonne) EXW (ex-works), unchanged from 4 January, the source added.

Zhongyan Debang is a joint venture between China National Salt Industry Corp (CNSIC) and Jiangsu Debang Chemical Industry Group.

($1 = CNY6.23)

By: Promise Xu
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