China’s Jishen Chemical to start up a PO unit in Oct 2013

05 July 2012 04:32 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Jishen Chemical, a subsidiary of Jilin Shenhua Group, will start up its 300,000 tonne/year propylene oxide (PO) unit located at Jilin province in northeast China in October 2013, a company source said on Thursday.

The construction of the new unit, which will cost yuan (CNY) 2.5bn ($394m), started from April this year, the source added.

The PO unit is a joint venture project between Jilin Shenhua Group and Jilin North Chemical Company, according to the source.

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By Viola Pan