China’s Yanshan Petchem to shut PP and PE plants on 27 Aug

23 August 2013 08:46  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Yanshan Petrochemical plans to shut down its PP and PE plants in Beijing province on 27 August, a company source said on Friday.

The PE plants include three 60,000 tonne/year low-density polyethylene (LDPE) units, one 200,000 tonne/year LDPE plant, and two 70,000 tonne/year high-density polyethylene (HDPE) units. The PP plants include two 200,000/tonne year polypropylene (PP) units and a 40,000/tonne year PP unit according to the source.

The shutdown is expected to last seven days, the source added.

By: Lizzie Yu

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