Eurasian chemical market
№7(43), 2010

№7(43), 2010



SIBUR Begins Selling Self-Extinguishing Brands of Expandable Polystyrene
RusVinyl Begins Construction of PVC Production Plant 
Danaflex to Produce High-Barrier Polymer Films in Kazan
Polystyrene Production in Ukraine up to 1,900 Tonnes in May
DSM Engineering Plastics and Resinex Signed Distribution
Agreement to Strengthen Presence in Eastern European Market
Chemical Fibres Production in Ukraine down to 20 Tonnes in May
Viscose Filament Imports into Ukraine down by 50% in May
Panasonic to Build Plastic Parts Factory in Serbia
Bulgaria’s Polimeri Shut down
India’s Emmbi Polyarns Bought 25% Stake in Czech Firm Global Bags
Ukrplastyk Decides to Carry out Dematerialisation sf Shares



Rubbers and tyres


15th Anniversary of the JV Matador-Omskshina
Tyre Manufacturers of Tatneft Are Acknowledged to Be the Fastest Growing Exporter of the Petrochemical Industry
Three Russian Leading Synthetic Rubber Manufacturers Will not Pay Dividends for 2009
Haz Ukrainy Restores Gas Supply To Dniproshyna
Warehouse for Tyre Manufacturer Bridgestone to Be Built in Poland
Poland to Allocate Lax Credit to Upgrade Nairit Synthetic Rubber Plant in Armenia






Ukrainian Parliament to Cancel Excise and Import Duties on Petroleum Products Used for Pyrolysis
Ukraine: Styrene Imports 30.1% up to 1,400 Tonnes in May
Karpatnaftokhim to Likely Start Polyethylene and Ethylene Production in August
Cyclohexanone Oxidation Unit Commissioned at Grodno Azot
ZA Pulawy: New Big Melamine Sales Contract
KazMunayGas Reports on the Progress on Oil-Refining and Petrochemistry Development Investment Projects



Ammonia Exports from Ukraine up by 7.5 Times in May
Soda Ash Exports from Ukraine 1% down in May
Russian Copper Company to Upgrade Karabashmed
Siverskodonetsk Azot Association Stops Ammonia Production
Titanium Dioxide Production in Ukraine up by Factor of 2.4 in May
Erin entures Signs Serbian Boron Joint Venture Agreement
Krasnoyarsk Chemical and Metallurgical Plant to Be Sold at Auction



Uralkali Board of Directors Resolves to Convene Extraordinary General Meeting
US Dow AgroSciences Selects Swiss Syngenta as Distributor in Ukraine and CIS
Cherkasy Azot to Terminate Carbamide Shop M-2 for Major Repairs in July
Belarus Invites China to Buy Share in a Biggest Domestic Fertiliser Producer
Venezuela to Finance Belarus’ Mineral Fertilizer Warehouse Construction in Guarico
Belaruskali: Constructing Works of Beryozovski Mine
Ukrainian Enterprises Produce 12,700 Tonnes of Ammophos in May
No Superphosphates were Produced in Ukraine in May
NPK Production in Ukraine 80% down to 300 Tonnes in May
Ukraine: Ammonium Nitrate Exports and Imports Down By in May
Potassium Chloride Imports into Ukraine up to 3,900 Tonnes in May
Ukraine Exports No UAN in May
Carbamide Exports up to 209,300 Tonnes in May
Sunkar: Change of Subsoil Use Contract Terms Approved by the Kazakhstan Government to Align Mining with the Commissioning of a New Fertiliser Complex
Salavatnefteorgsintez Participates in First Agro-Industrial Exhibition «Saratov-Agro-2010»
Romania’s Amonil Stopped Production of Fertilisers for Overhaul
Kyrgyz Agricultural Producers’ Need in Mineral Fertilisers Satisfied by One Third

World and CIS Ammonium Nitrate Market

Ammonium nitrate is a highly concentrated nitrogen fertiliser used in the production of explosives. The market share of the global ammonium nitrate consumption relegated to the industrial sector is 15-20%.
During the economic crises the demand for ammonium nitrate from the agricultural sector accelerated considerably all over the world, while, having been defined as an explosive substance, it...
Paints and coatings


New Paint for Road Marking Developed in Russia
Wood-Protective Materials from Smolensk
Russian Company AM-KUB Developed a Special Magnetic Paint for Walls, Boards, and Panels
Tatneft and Preiss-Daimler Group Made a Presentation of a New and Unique Production Facility
French Group SOKA to Build Kaolin Plant in Ukraine
Romania’s Petrom Started Polymer-Modified Bitumen Production

Primus Interfarba Exhibition in Kyiv

A big specialised exhibition Primus: Interfarba 2010 has taken place recently in Kyiv. The exposition, with total area of 2100 m2, was visited by 4700 specialists of various sectors. 120 companies from 8 countries participated in the exhibitions. Within the bounds of the first event took place the VI International Congress «Paintwork materials, raw products and equipment».
Chemistry and business


Raiffeisen Arranges a USD 300m Club Loan for Russia’s Acron
Crimean Soda Plants to Convert its Shares from Paper into Electronic Form and to Pay no Dividends for 2009
BASF and Renova Stroygroup Announce Strategic Partnership for More Energy-Efficient Housing
Court Launches Rehabilitation of Oriana
Prosecutor General’s Office Requests Ukrainian Supreme Court to Cancel Collection of UAH 5.5m from State Property Fund
Grodno Azot: Results of May
Zaklady Azotowe Pulawy Capitalises on the Reviving Market
Zaklady Azotowe w Tarnowie-Moscicach: Performance of Issue Goals
40% Shares in Siverskodonetsk Azot for Sale in 2010
Ukrainian Prime Minister Confirms Intentions of Cabinet to Return Tender Bails to Participants in Privatisation of Odesa Portside Factory
Navoiyazot to Transfer 67 percent of Net Profit to Pay Dividends


Countries and regions


Belarusian Chemists to Implement Projects for Saudi Arabia and Vietnam
Azerbaijani Chemical Output in First Five Months of 2010
Estonia’s Chemical Industry Still Affected by Crisis
Czech Republic is a Potential Market for Pakistani Chemicals

The Russian Far Eastern Federal District: Chemical Industry Outlook

Despite a rich resource potential and advantageous geographical location of the Russian Far Eastern Federal District, an imbalanced inner structure of this region restrains its economic development. In 2008 a share of the district’s chemical industry in the industrial production structure made up 1.5% of total Russian index.
Chemical products are consumed mainly domestically. An export share...


India’s Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Shown Revenues Growth in Russia/CIS
Ukraine: Imports of Pharmaceutical Products down to USD 133m in May
Bulgarian Sopharma: 23% Sales Revenue Growth
Synexus Continues to Expand Clinical Trials Activities in Poland
Hungary-based Ubichem Research Approved for cGMP Radiolabelled API Production
Ukraine’s Property Fund Offers for Sale 29% of Biofarma
Ukrainian Businessman Taruta Sets up NanoMedTech to Produce Metal Nanoparticles as Components of Medicinal Substances
Indian Exports to CIS Countries Valued at Nearly USD 700m

Chemical Equipment


Welsh Engineering Firm to Deliver Super Heater for Siberian Methanol Chemical Company
Next Heavy Haul Equipment Installed on Taneco Construction Site in Tatarstan
Analytik Jena Delivers Instruments for Environmental Analysis to Poland

Chemistry and Ecology


EuroChem Reducing Environmental Impact in Stavropol Territory
Russia’s Voltyre-Prom Aiming at Environment Protection
New Method of Producing Sorption-Ion-Exchange Material for Cleaning Industrial Effluents
Attitude of Czech Growers of Oil Plants to the Rejection of the Amendment of the Atmosphere Protection Act

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