China’s Sinopec Qilu shuts PVC plant on 8 April

08 April 2013 03:39  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Sinopec Qilu, a major Chinese integrated vinyl producer, has shut its 600,000 tonne/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant in Shandong on 8 April, a company source said on Monday.

The plant will be shut for 38 days of maintenance and it will be restarted on 16 May, the source said.

The company was running at 100% capacity before the shutdown, the source said.

The company is offering its April PVC product at yuan (CNY) 6,800-7,050/tonne ($1,097-1,137/tonne) EXW (ex-works), according to Chemease, an ICIS service in China. There will be few cargoes for supply from Sinopec Qilu in April.

($1 = CNY6.20)

By: Stephanie Zhang

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