Plant status: China's Sinopec Yangzi shuts No 2 PTA unit

Author: Sylvia Cai


SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Here is a plant status report:

Name: Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical

Location: Nanjing, China

Product: Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)

Capacity (tonnes/year): 250,000

Event start: 31 October 2018

Event finish: To be determined

Reason: Technical issue

Comments: The No 2 PTA plant was shut on 31 October on a technical issue, with the restart date yet to be determined, according to a market source. The capacity of this unit is 350,000 tonnes/year and the effective capacity is 250,000 tonnes/year in 2018.