China’s Fujian Southeast Electrochemical to shut caustic soda unit

27 February 2013 07:28  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Fujian Southeast Electrochemical plans to shut its 130,000 dry metric tonne (dmt)/year caustic soda plant in Fujian on 12 April, a company source said on Wednesday.

The maintenance shutdown will last for half a month and the plant will be restarted on 26 April, the source added.

The prices in Fujian were assessed on 27 February at yuan (CNY) 860-870/tonne ($138-140/tonne) DEL (delivered) for 32% liquid membrane caustic soda and at CNY1,304-1,345/tonne DEL for 48% liquid membrane caustic soda, according to Chemease, an ICIS service in China.

($1 = CNY6.23)

By: Staice Zuo
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