Eurasian chemical market
№5(41), 2010

№5(41), 2010


Production and Market of Phenol-Formaldehyde Resins in Russia

Phenol-formaldehyde resins are obtained by polycondensation of phenols with formaldehyde or its derivatives. PF resins have widespread application as adhesives in production of composite materials based on wood, paper and fabrics. Production of PF resins in Russia develops quickly due to permanently growing demand from the consuming branches. In 2008 the output volume amounted to 123,900 tonnes. Today...


Biaksplen is Planning to Increase BOPP Film Production

In Spite of Local Ignition at KuibyshevAzot Commitments for Caprolactam Supplies in May will be Fully Met

New Antifriction Wood-Polymer Material Developed in Russia

Continuous Method of Making Products from Foamed Polystyrene

Polystyrene Production in Ukraine up to 1,998 Tonnes in March

Belarus: Uhde Inventa-Fischer Builds Plant for Grodno Khimvolokno

DSM Expands Composite Resins Business into Turkey Targeting Russia/CIS

Greiner Packaging Extending its Technological Offer for the Russian Market with Sleeved PP Bottles

Ensinger Opens Additional Location in Eastern Europe

Rubbers and tyres


Trelleborg Automotive Establishes Production in Russia

RIL and SIBUR to Jointly Pioneer Butyl Rubber Production in India
Ukrainian SPF Fails Again to Sell 89.5% of Bila Tserkva Fabricated Rubber Product Plant

Production of Cord Fabric in Ukraine Down to 1,000 Square Meters in March

Tyres Production in Ukraine Down to 215,400 Pieces in March

Dniproshyna Ends 2009 at Loss of UAH 84.9m



Belarus, Tatarstan to Co-operate Closely in Manufacturing Petrochemical Products
Russia’s Telloil to Implement the Project of Oil Refinery in Vietnam

4-Vinyl-Cyclohexene-1 Can Be Produced Directly from Butadiene with 95-100% Output

Styrene Imports to Ukraine 32.9% up to 1,100 Tonnes in March



Ammonia Production in the World and CIS

Ammonia is one of the key products of the chemical industry. Its main application is the manufacture of mineral fertilisers (urea, ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulphate, ammonium phosphates). Annual global NH3 output is currently more than 150m tonnes. A bulk of produced ammonia is consumed at the domestic markets. CIS with a share of 14.3% occupies the second places in the world ammonia production....


Cost-Effective Process for Production Magnesium and Chlorine Developed in Russia

Sulphuric Acid Production in Ukraine Up to 132,000 Tonnes in March

Ukraine Imported No Ammonia in March and Increased Exports of the Product

Caustic Soda Production in Ukraine Up To 4,300 Tonnes in March

In March Crimean Soda Plant Exported 34,900 Tonnes of Soda Ash

EBRD Loan for Caustic from Pavlodar

Linde to Build Air Separation Plant in Kazakhstan

Good Demand for Turkmen Inorganic Chemicals

WACKER Acquires Silicon-Metal Production Site in Norway




Russia’s BMF Increases its Sales in Q1, 2010

NIIK Provides Modernisation of Urea Operation at KuybishevAzot

Uralchem Holding PLC Postpones Initial Global Offering

Minimum Carbamide and Ammonium Nitrate Prices Unchanged at Ukrainian Domestic Market during May 7-14

Prices of mineral fertilizers in Ukraine in sacks and big bags

Ukraine Cancels Special Investigation into Importation of Fertilizers Containing Phosphorus

Ukraine Abolishes Anti-Dumping Duty on Imports of Ammonium Nitrate from Russia

Odesa Portside Factory Reports Profits of UAH 32.7m for Q1

Belarus and Kazakhstan to Co-operate in Developing Potash Deposits

Belarus to Supply Potash Fertilisers to Vietnam

Samarkandkimyo: Nitrofos Capacity Expansion Completed

Paints and coatings


Empils’ Paint and Varnish Sales Continue to Grow

Hempel Opens New Factory in Poland

Chemistry and energy


Nexus Ventures Help Fund Bioethanol Plant

Neste Jacobs and Eesti Energia Agreed on Building a Shale Oil Condensation Unit in Estonia

ABB Acquires the Semiconductor Business of Polovodice a.s. in Czech Republic

GTL-Technologies: Russia’s Focal Point

Three well-known letters GTL reveal various Gas-To-Liquid technologies which covert natural and associated gas into evacuable high-energy liquid, methanol, petrol and other valuable ready-made products with usage of chemical methods. Tremendous economic benefits from a GTL application at deposits removed from a consumer have been obvious since long ago.
Previous three years will be undoubtedly...
Chemistry and business


AB ORLEN Lietuva Reports its Results for Q1, 2010

Belarus Proposes Kazakhstan to Invest in its Refineries

Serbia’s Azotara Pancevo Waiting for Investors

Serbia's Tigar Corp Sales Revenue Totaled RSD 3.75bn in 2009

Countries and regions


Indices of Chemical Production in Kyrgyzstan in April 2010

The Chemical Panorama of the Southern Russia

The Southern Federal District (SFD) is one of the leading regions of the Russian Federation, according to its economical development and industrial sectors diversification. It also has a strategic interest. Region’s rapid industrial development was due to the beneficial geographic location on the south of Russia between the European part of former Soviet Union and Caucasus, moreover this region...
Speciality chemicals


Nefis Cosmetics Strengthens Its Market Positions
Rhein Chemie to Produce Rubber Chemicals in Russia

New Detergent for Cleaning Metal Surfaces Patented in Russia

Polymer Composition for Adhesive Paste Increases Wear- and Heat-Resistance of Hardened Material

Cross-linked Carboxymethylated Lignin-Carbon Materials as Sorbents

Environment Friendly Gas Generating Composition Developed by Russian Scientists



Kuehne + Nagel to Transport Temperature-Controlled Shipments for Boehringer Ingelheim to Eastern Europe

Imports of Pharmaceuticals to Ukraine up by 24.9% in March

Chemical Equipment


Russian Lukoil Planning to Purchase Equipment for USD 55m until 2012 to Upgrade Karpatnaftokhim

Special topic

Logistics – an Aid for the Chemical Industry

On the 11th of March 2010 at the Moscow Marriott Tverskaya Hotel ensued the 4th Annual All-Russian Conference on the Logistics of the Russian Chemical Market – ChemoLogic-2010. Pharmlogic Projects was the organiser, which has a wide experience in conducting specialised events.
The ChemoLogic conference dealt with urgent questions of customs and government regulation, management tasks in...
Chemistry and Ecology


EuroChem Reducing Atmospheric Emissions and Setting up Air Quality Monitoring Stations in Stavropol Region

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