Taiwan’s TSRC sets October turnaround for Kaohsiung BR plant

22 August 2013 04:19  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan Synthetic Rubber Corp (TSRC) will shut its 60,000 tonne/year butadiene rubber (BR) plant in Kaohsiung in October for maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.

“The plant will shut for about 20 days from early October for turnaround,” the source said.

On 15 August, BR prices were assessed at $1,700-1,750/tonne (€1,275-1,313/tonne) CFR (cost and freight) northeast (NE) Asia, up by $100-150/tonne from a month ago, according to ICIS data.

($1 = €0.75)

By: Helen Yan
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