By Lilian Hua
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China will need to import 11.91m tonnes/year of propane to ensure feedstock supply for its 17 new propane dehydrogenation (PDH) projects, about half of which are due to come on stream by 2015, industry sources said on Tuesday.
Eight PDH facilities with a total propylene production capacity of 5.36m tonnes/year are being built across the country, as China hopes to lessen its dependence on imports of the monomer.more >>
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