TITLE

FACT forced to close plant due to sulphur price hike

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Chemical Business;Jul2007, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the closure of the caprolactum plant of Fertilizer and Chemicals Travancore (FACT) in India due to sulphur price hike. It says that the plant consumes about 2 lakh ton of sulphur and 3 lakh ton of rock phosphate every year as raw materials. The article cites that sulphur prices have risen by 100% from $89 a ton to $168, while prices of rock phosphate increased from $79 to $125.
ACCESSION #
26133983

 

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