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China’s Yisheng shuts PTA plant on G20 summit

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 05/09/2016 (17:51)
According to market sources, China’s Zhejiang Yisheng Petrochemical Co. shut its No.1 PTA plant in Ningbo, China on September 2. Authorities requested the shutdown in order to reduce pollution during the G20 summit around Hangzhou, according to the sources. The restart date of the 650,000 tons/year capacity plant is not clear for the moment.

Source also added that a maintenance shutdown which will last for 2 weeks is expected at the company’s 2.2 million tons/year PTA plant in Hainan, Southern China.
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