China’s Zhejiang Petrochemical (ZPC) has achieved on-specification output at its paraxylene (PX) unit early this week after the unit started trial runs on February 1, market sources informed SSESSMENTS.COM. The 2 million tons/year No.2 unit is operating at around 55% rates, the sources added. Meanwhile, the No.1 unit is running at approximately 85% of capacity after reaching on-spec production in late December. ZPC has already supplied PX to domestic PTA producers, including Yisheng Petrochemical.
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