South Korea's Tongsuh to shut No 4 ACN line on 4 Sept

03 September 2013 11:19  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Tongsuh Petrochemical is bringing forward a planned shutdown at its 245,000 tonne/year acrylonitrile (ACN) line in Ulsan to 4 September because of weak margins and low demand, a company source said on Tuesday.|

The company had initially planned to shut the plant on 10 September, according to the source.

Tongsuh has yet to fix a restart date for the No 4 ACN line because it will depend on market conditions, the source said.

The company’s 70,000 tonne/year No 2 ACN line in Ulsan will shut in mid-October for about 10 days, the source added.

By: Yeow Pei Lin

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