MEG shutdowns in S Korea, Japan, delayed startup in India in 2017
Market sources also report that Japanese Maruzen Petrochemical is planning to shut its MEG plant, with a capacity of 100,000 tons/year, in Yokkaichi for an annual maintenance. The plant is expected to remain offline in March 2017 for a month.
Meanwhile, India’s Reliance Industries Ltd. is expected to delay the startup of its 750,000 tons/year new MEG plant in Jamnagar, which was planned to start up this month, to the second quarter of 2017.
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