Malaysia’s Lotte Chemical Titan runs PP plant at 100%

15 April 2014 08:11 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Malaysia’s Lotte Chem Titan is currently operating its polypropylene (PP) plant in  Pasir Gudang at 100% of capacity in the run-up to a turnaround in May, a source close to the company said on Tuesday.

The 200,000 tonne/year PP plant is on track to undergo12 days of maintenance from 9 May, the source added.

A couple of traders based in southeast Asia said that there could be upward price pressures from tightening supply when Lotte Chemical Titan shuts down its PP plant.

By Angeline Soh