China’s Yunnan Salt & Chemical shuts PVC plant for maintenance

24 September 2013 08:12  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE(ICIS)--China’s Yunnan Salt & Chemical shut its 100,000 tonne/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) on 23 September for maintenance, a company source said on Tuesday.

The maintenance shutdown is expected to last for about five days, and it will be restarted around 28 September, a source added.

Maintenance will involve repairing an electrical fault as well as a regular turnaround, according to the source.

Supply is not expected to be affected as the company has stocked sufficient inventories for its customers.

By: Becky Peng

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