Yisheng Petrochemical to Idle No.2 Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) in Dalian
CHEMMONITOR.COM - China-based Yisheng Petrochemical is expected to idle its No.2 purified terephthalic acid (PTA) unit located at the Dalian site (Liaoning province, China). The PTA unit is scheduled to go off stream in mid-June 2014. The decision to shut the unit resulted from negative PTA margins. The plant can produce about 3.3 million metric tons of PTA per annum.