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Eurasian Chemical Market is one of the leading industrial publications in the CIS. The magazine widely covers the most important up-to-date events of the CIS chemical market. This is a monthly publication, which started up in 2005 and is available both in Russian and English languages.
Every issue includes reviews, marketing and analytical articles covering different products and branches of the chemical market.
Polymers

Russian PVC Market and Sanctions : How to Survive?

This article is based on the papers of III International Conference "PVC and processing", conducted by Alliance-Analytics CJSC in Moscow. Participants of the conference discussed the key issues of development of Russian PVC market in the current economic situation: sanctions, weakening of the Russian currency, the fall in oil prices, increasing import substitution. The article published in the present...

Production of Urea-furan Resins in Russia

Furan resin based on furfuryl alcohol are used widely in recent years, primarily due to their excellent technological properties. The most used furan resins are urea-furan resins, which are formed by reaction of furfuryl alcohol with carbamide and formaldehyde (CFS). Resins of this type are prepared by modifying formaldehyde-urea with furfuryl alcohol. Carbamide-furan and phenol-furan resins are used...

A Review of XVIII International Exhibition Interplastica

On January 27-30 there was held «Interplastica 2015», one of the largest Russian exhibitions on polymers in parallel with the trade show “Upakovka/UpakItalia 2015” in the exhibition centre “Expocentre” in Moscow.
About 1000 enterprises from 30 countries presented their innovations in the field of polymer products and services on the total area of 16,000 m2....

Experts Insist on Removing Legislative Restrictions on Developing Russian PET market

On 24 November Moscow hosted the conference ”Polyethylene terephthalate”, whose participants discussed the current state and prospects of the Russian polyethylene terephthalate market. The latter is actively developing now. However, only packaging grade PET is now produced in Russia, four manufacturers of this chemical being in the country. Virtually, all these companies have plans for...

Development Trends in the Global Polyurethane Market

World demand for polyurethanes estimated at 18.96m tonnes showed a 5.9% YOY rise in 2013. With China strengthening its leadership in the worldwide market, the PU sector is advancing on the back of automotive demand. We will try to cover all important recent events in the global PU industry and provide our reader with accurate and abundant information as regards this theme.

Brief article

Uhde Inventa-Fischer to Provide the Design of a Polyester Plant in the Ivanovo Region, Russia 
Rubbers and tyres

Styrene-butadiene rubber: Trends of the Russian and Global Production and Market

Among the general purpose rubbers styrene-butadiene rubbers occupies one of the first places in terms of production. The present article deals with the present-day realities of the market and the production of SBR in Russia. In addition, a reader can see there the characteristic of the world production of styrene-butadiene rubbers. The dynamics of development of the world capacity for production of...
Organics

Global Acetic Acid Production and Market

Acetic acid is a large-capacity, basic chemical, of which one manufactures a number of important products – vinyl acetate, acetic anhydride, alkyl acetates and some other organic chemicals. The article presents general characteristics of the world’s acetic acid production including breakdown of manufacturing capacity by leading global players. It also highlights in detail the global and...

Butanediol-1.4: Basic Features of Global Production and Market

Butanediol-1.4 a colorless, viscous and highly inflammable liquid, is one of the most important monomers having fundamental significance for the development a broad range of chemical branches worldwide. Butanediol-1.4 is a large-capacity raw material for the synthesis of some organic intermediates and ready-to-use organic products – tetrahydrofurane, γ-butyrolactone, polybutylene terephthalate,...

The Current State and Trends in Global Acrylonitrile Production

Acrylonitrile is one of the key large-capacity petrochemical products, a derivative of propylene. Its main application areas are monomers for producing acrylic fibres, ABC/SAN plastics as well as intermediate products for manufacturing acrylamide, adiponitrile, ethylenediamine, and a range of other chemical substances. The present article contains a detailed description of properties and applications...

Prospects for Russian Aniline Production and Market

Aniline is an important intermediate product for organic synthesis with a broad range of uses. Global consumption in 2012 exceeded 5m tonnes. Our interested readers can find in the present article data on the global structure of aniline applications, the analogous data on India and Russia, changes in aniline production at Volzhsky Orgsintez (Volzhsky, Volgograd region) (the panorama of the latter is...

Global Maleic Anhydride Production and Market

Due to low operation rates and moderate growth rates, new maleic anhydride projects in the world are not expected within the years to come. Currently, the capacity of the global MA market is nearing 2m tonnes growing by 3.5% annually. Though Russia has no MA production, it has all prerequisites for its foundation: a cheap and available raw stock and big consumers. More precise and detailed information...
Inorganics

Trends in Russian Sulphur Production

Over the last two years sulphur production in Russia has been declining after a period of some stability in 2010-2012. Early 2015 does not fill us with optimism, and we may assume that total output in 2015 will decrease as compared to the previous year. This is exclusively due to the state of the gas industry which produces the lion’s share of sulphur in the country. Our article presents the...

A Review of Global Production and Market in Rhenium and its Alloys

This article presents a breathtaking history of exploring one of the rarest metals vitally important for modern equipment and useful information about properties of rhenium and its alloys. Also, we give a full description of deposits of rhenium, its applications, technologies, producers and a paradoxical situation in the market, when an acute shortage of this metal is accompanied with a long-term decrease...

Russian austic Soda Production and Market

In 2004–2013, there happened significant changes in a list of Russian caustic soda producers. The production of the chemical stopped at Usolyekhimprom LLC (Usolye, Irkutsk region), Srednevolzhskiy Zavod Khimikatov (Middle Volga Chemical Plant, Samara region), Ufakhimprom JSC (Ufa) and Kaprolactam plant, which is in ownership of SIBUR-Neftekhimprom (Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod region). For the...

The Hydrogen Peroxide Market in Russia

The article entitled ‘The hydrogen peroxide market in Russia,’ highlights the most recent developments and future trends within the domestic H2O2 market. It also spotlights the role of import deliveries in the contemporary market stressing quite a long period of stagnation of hydrogen peroxide production in the country. Russia has rather big but obsolete H2O2 plants, which produce 21,400...
Paints and coatings

A Review of the 19th International Exhibition Interlakokraska-2015

On 3-6 March, the 19th international specialised conference “Interlakokraska-2015” – the principal event in the domestic paints and coatings industry, was held in in the central exhibition centre “Expocentre” in Moscow.  Latest technologies and developments were presented by 206 companies from 24 countries. Some countries including Germany, the Czech Republic and...

Titanium Dioxide Production and Market in Russia and Ukraine

Titanium dioxide is the most important white pigment. Although its applications are extremely diverse, the lion’s share of this product is traditionally used for manufacturing paints and coatings. Our article highlighted the two main methods of its production: sulphate and chloride processes, general characteristics of global TiO2 market and detailed data on its producers in the Commonwealth...

n-Butyl Acetate Production and Market in Russia

n-Butyl acetate is the most important among four isomeric polyesters of butyl alcohols and acetic acid (butyl acetates). In Russia, there are four producers of n-butyl acetate. All in all, the country is a large producer of this chemical product. Strong buying activity from the domestic paints and coatings sector underpinned numbers throughout most of 2013. Russian n-Butyl acetate consumption rose...
Chemistry and business

Sumykhimprom: Durability Test

To sell ready products is a final component of a multifunctional production mechanism of Sumykhimprom Public Joint Stock company (Sumy, Ukraine). Monitoring chemical and agrochemical markets, increasing a number of clients, establishing contacts with new business partners and selling products on the basis of mutual benefit – all these aspects are an area of responsibility of a sales department....

Strategies of the development of the Russian petrochemical industry

Russia is facing serious difficulties connected with the punitive sanctions imposed by the West. However, a raw material economy model presents even a more serious challenge than any of these heaviest sanctions. How can Russia do away with this notorious image of being exclusively a raw stock producer? And what can the domestic petrochemical sector do in this respect? Is value added chemicals production...
Countries and regions

A Review of Turkmen Chemical Industry

To assess the current state of the chemical industry in Turkmenistan is not an easy task. The country’s statistics office provides only general information about the country’s economic growth rates, while absolute figures are unavailable. Nevertheless, on the basis of both a scrupulous analysis of open information and our own data, we are able to draw a full-fledged picture of Turkmen chemical...

A Review of XXVII International Exhibition Chemtech World Expo

The Indian chemical industry is one of the most significant sectors of the country’s economy. In 2013 India ranked 13 worldwide in terms of chemical export volumes and 9th place in terms of chemical imports.
The state of the Indian chemical industry and related branches were reflected in the exhibition Chemtech World Expo held on 28-31 January 2015 in an exhibition centre in the city of...

Ukraine Started to Develop Plan for Modernisation Chemical Industry to Enter European Markets

Representatives of the largest Ukrainian chemical enterprises, the Ukrainian Chemists Union, leading R& D institutes began to develop a special strategy aimed at promoting domestic chemical products on the European markets, which was declared at the All-Ukrainian chemical forum held on the basis of Cherkasy Azot PJSC (Cherkasy, Ukraine). The programme entitled “A programme for the modernisation...
Speciality chemicals

Bitumen and Polymer-Bitumen Binders: Topical Issues

In April 2015, SIBUR and Gazprom Neft held the 4th interbranch conference “Bitumen and polymer-bitumen binders: topical issues 2015” devoted to some problems of using bitumens and polymer-bitumen binders in road construction. Polymer-bitumen binders  are materials on the basis of traditional bitumens with the addition of styrene-butadiene-styrene type polymers and a plasticiser. Polymer-bitumen...
Chemical Equipment

Practical Experience in Dealing with Chinese Equipment Suppliers

Nowadays goods from China are no longer associated only with low prices. The label “made in China” is in many ways standing currently for quality and high technologies. China ranks as the first producing country worldwide. Trade turnover between Russia and China in 2013 reached USD a giant figure of 89.2bn.
When our entrepreneurs enter the Chinese market in search of equipment producers,...
Agrochemicals

The Russian Market and Production of Calcium Nitrate

After launching a new plant in Kirovo-Chepetsk, Russia boosted production of calcium nitrate. In 2013, production volumes hit a record of 12,200 tonnes. Reflecting expectations for an improving business cycle and the need of the agricultural sector for high quality and affordable fertilisers, the present article analyses all data available to address such topics as the state of the Russian Ca(NO3)2...

Brief article

Topsoe to Design Large-scale Fertiliser Plant in Turkmenistan
Chemistry and energy

Brief article

-Groundbreaking in Turkmenistan to Build Major Plant for Producing Synthetic Gasoline
- There is Future in Shale Gas
Closest events

17th Asia Coatings Markets

24.08.2017 - 25.08.2017, Bangkok
17th Asia Coatings Markets
Centre for Management Technology (CMT) is pleased to announce the 17th Asia Coatings Markets scheduled for 24-25 Aug, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. Big coatings market manufacturers in Asia have recently witnessed a rise in raw material prices like epoxy, titanium dioxide, and polyester resin. Copper price increased by more than 20% over the last 12 months while zinc metal prices have...

Fuel Additives 2017

05.09.2017 - 05.09.2017, Moscow
Fuel Additives 2017
CREON Energy has the pleasure of inviting you to the Sixth International «Fuel Additives 2017» Conference which is held at Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow on September 5, 2017. In 2016, the structure of the fuel additives market in Russia has changed dramatically to an unpleasant surprise for all the industry participants. The complete replacement of MMA by MTBE and TAME...

Polycarbonate 2017

06.09.2017 - 07.09.2017, Kazan
Polycarbonate 2017
Inventra has the pleasure of inviting you to the Tenth International «Polycarbonate 2017» Conference held on September 6-7, 2017 within the Tatarstan Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Forum and alongside interplastica Kazan Exhibition. The anniversary conference is dedicated to the development of the Russian polycarbonate market in the light of global trends and is held within the...
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