China’s Yisheng Petchem delays Ningbo PTA units shutdown to 24 Apr

22 April 2013 11:16  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Yisheng Petrochemical will shut its two purified terephthalic acid (PTA) units at Ningbo in Zhejiang province on 24 April, four days later than originally planned, a source close to the company said on Monday.

Its 2.2m tonne/year plant at the site will be shut for 10 days, while no specific restart date was set for the smaller unit, which has a 650,000 tonne/year capacity, the source said.

In Dalian, Yisheng Petrochemical has a 3.3m tonne/year plant that is running at 80% of capacity.

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