IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: Asia/Pacific

OCI Halts Two Polysilicon Projects in Korea, Citing Oversupply

8:12 AM MDT | July 20, 2012 | —Deepti Ramesh

OCI (Seoul), formerly DC Chemical, has suspended construction on the company’s fourth and fifth polysilicon plants in Korea “due to the severe market condition and the radical price decline driven by continued oversupply.” The two projects involve a total investment of about $3 billion. The company did not say when construction is expected to resume. OCI says that it will instead invest about won116.5 billion ($102 million) to increase production capacity for polysilicon for solar cells by 10,000 m.t./year at the company’s Kunsan, Korea...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa