Acid prices begin a steady decline

Lee, Helen
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/16/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 62, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents updates on the chemical industry in Asia. Asian spot acetic acid prices are expected to decline gradually in the second quarter rather than dive sharply ahead of the start-up of Celanese's 600,000 tonnes per year capacity in China's Nanjing Industrial Park at the end of May 2007. Samsung BP Chemicals is shutting down its chemical plant in Ulsan, South Korea for maintenance. Formosa BP Chemicals plans to take its plant at Mailiao, Taiwan offline for 20 days in mid-May 2007.


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