China’s Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fibre runs PBT unit at 70-80%

10 April 2013 10:58  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fibre is currently running its 60,000 tonne/year polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) line in Jiangsu at normal rates of 70-80%, a company source said on Wednesday.

The company was forced to shut its 20,000 tonne/year PBT line at the same site last week because of poor demand, the source said.

PBT is applied in the manufacture of automobile parts, computers and electrical devices.

Additional reporting by Lu Hui

By: Heng Hui
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