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



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly

ICIS news FREE TRIAL
Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.
ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)
ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index