05 July 2013 08:59 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant has a nameplate capacity of 190,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 114,000 tonnes/year of acetone.
Its No 2 phenol/acetone plant in Chiba, which is a joint venture between Mitsui Chemicals and Idemitsu Kosan, is also running at 70-80% capacity because of prevailing weak market conditions, the source added.
The No 2 plant, which has a nameplate capacity of 230,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 138,000 tonnes/year of acetone, is scheduled for an annual maintenance from end October to early December, the source said.
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