05 April 2013 09:28 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant, which has a phenol nameplate capacity of 360,000 tonnes/year and an acetone nameplate capacity of 220,000 tonnes/year, was running at 100% capacity in the first half of March, the source said.
However, the plant’s operating rate was reduced to 80% capacity in the second half of March in response to weak market conditions, the source said.
The plant’s operating rate will be capped at 80% capacity in April because of unfavourable margins, the source added.
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