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Association Calls on Taiwan Government to Speed Formosa Renovation, Industry to Prioritize Domestic Supplies

1:31 AM MDT | August 8, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

The Petrochemical Industry Association of Taiwan has called on the government to help expedite the renovation of Formosa Plastics’ “aging and accident-plagued petrochemical plants”. Formosa was ordered to suspend operations pending safety inspections following a string of fires at its complex at Mailiao, Taiwan. The association calls on the government to ensure that operations and shipments of the country's petrochemical industry remain normal while the Formosa plants at Mailiao are closed in stages over the coming year for inspections. The...

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