Eurasian chemical market
№7(55), 2011

№7(55), 2011


Struggle for Road Quality: Market and Production of Geomaterials in Russia

Finally the solution to the age-long problem of the poor quality of the Russian roads has been found. This is innovative and high-performance geomaterials, the favour in which increases year over year. Apart from their good performance, geomaterials are very cost efficient. The group of geomaterials includes geotextile, geogrid, geonet, geocell, geomat, geomembrane, and geocomposite materials. Each...


Polief Increased Production of PET by 39% in 2010
Sibur-PET Plans to Enlarge PET Production Output up to 211 Tonnes per Day
Voronezhsintezkauchuk to Build New Production Facilities for Thermoplastic Elastomers
CES Customs Union Imposes 11.6% Duty for Import of Nylon Industrial Threads from Ukraine
Chemical Fibers Production in Ukraine 5% Up to 21 Tonnes in May
Viscose Filament Imports into Ukraine 75% Down to 5 tonnes in May
Mogilev ZIV to Produce Polyolefin Films
Grodno Khimvolokno Gets Better
Mogilevkhimvolokno Implements the Development Strategy

Rubbers and tyres


SIBUR to Transfer Industrial Assets for EUR 222m to JV with Pirelli and Russian Technologies
Altai Tyre Plant to Install New Quadroplex Line
Tyres Production in Ukraine Reached 256,000 Items in May
Court Declares Lysychansk Mechanical Rubber Goods Factory Bankrupt
Shanxi-Nairit JV to Run at Full Capacity in 1,5 Years



Construction of Complex for LPG Transshipment in Ust-Luga Enters Active Phase
Ukraine Extends Anti-Dumping Inquiry into Methanol Imports from Russia until October 22
Styrene Imports into Ukraine 5.4% Up to 1,454 tonnes in May
Benzol to Supply Zaria with 960 Tonnes of Toluene
Naftan Upgrades its Production Facilities


Production and Market of Calcium Carbonate in Russia and Ukraine

Calcium carbonate, CaCO3 is a very important chemical substance used in manufacturing paper and food, plastics, paints, rubber, household chemicals and construction materials. Pulp and paper industry is a key segment of natural and precipitated CaCO3 consumption. The overall Russian calcium carbonate capacity is estimated from 2.7 to 3m tonnes a year. The 2007–2009 synthetic calcium carbonate...

Crimean Soda Plant Conquers New Heights

Crimean soda plant JSC will construct a 20,000 tpy purified sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) unit to solve the problem of scare supply, existing since 2007. Purified sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) is used in the food, chemical, light, medical, and pharmaceutical industry; in fodder production and many other spheres. The leader in the global market for purified NaHCO3 is the Belgium company Solvay, owning...


Basic Inorganics Output Grew in Russia
Russian Scientists Proposed New Method of Producing Articles from Beryllium Powder
New Sulphuric Acid Plant Construction at Crimea Titan Comes to its Final Stage
Titanium Dioxide Production in Ukraine Up by 18.3% in June
Ukrainian Companies Manufactured 374,000 Tonnes of Ammonia in June
Soda Ash Production in Ukraine 7.8% Up in June
Caustic Soda Production in Ukraine Reached 14,200 Tonnes In June
120,000 Tonnes of Sulphuric Acid Manufactured in Ukraine in June
Eko-Servis to Deliver Skhidnyi OMEP 19,600 Tonnes of Block Sulfur


International Conference ''Urea-2011'' in Dzerzhinsk

VI International Research and Practical Conference «Urea–2011» was held in Dzerzhinsk by the the research and design institute of urea and organic synthesis NIIK JSC. The meeting was held to observe the changes in the sphere of technology, production and equipment since the time when the last conference was held and to solve the issue between producers and design companies. NIIK JSC...


Acron Group Releases H1, 2011 Operating Results
Agreement on Potash Exports between IPC and Uralkali Expires on 31 December 2011
Uralchem Leads European Fightback against the Soil-Based Sulphur Deficiency
Prices of Urea Stable in Ukraine during July 14-21
Minimum Export Price of Ammonium Nitrate Ups in Ukraine to USD 305 per Tonne between July 14 and July 21
Rivneazot Intends to Reorganize itself into Public from Open JSC
Ammonium Nitrate Exports from Ukraine Reached 21,375 tonnes in May
Carbamide Exports from Ukraine Reached 269,300 Tonnes in May
Potash Imports into Ukraine Up 2.3 Times in May
UAN not Exported from Ukraine in May
Israeli S.E. Group Consort Launches Transportation of Useless Pesticides from Chernihiv Region

Paints and coatings


Alcoa and two Russian Companies to Produce Nanocoatings
Adhesive Company Developed New UTK-M7 Material for Walls and Ceilings Anticorrosion Protection
Tikkurila Completed Acquisition of the Operations of Zorka Color

Chemistry and energy


Metafrax to Develop Own Energy Capacities
Three Nitol's Hi-Tech Materials Received State Guarantee Support for Export
Shebelinka Oil Refinery Produced 3,100 Tonnes of Biofuel during 4 Months
Guhkorporatsiya Is Going to Produce Biofuel from Topinambour

Chemistry and business


SIBUR Acquires Acrylate
Dzerzhinsk Organic Glass Plant Plans to Increase Earnings by 1,7 Times in Current Year
Zimbabwe Interested in Engaging Russia
Ukrainian SPF Again Puts up for Sale Property Complex of Cherkasy Chemical Agents Factory
Odesa Portside Factory Ends Q2 with Profit of UAH 147.9m
Belaruskali to Get USD 300m Loan from Azerbaijan
Ukrtekhnofos Ends Q2 at Losses of UAH 2.4m
Borschahivka Chemical Pharmaceutical Plant Earns UAH 21.5m in Q2
Belarus Ready to Cooperate with Iraq in Petrochemical Projects
Grodno Azot Sums Up Results in May and Continues Implementation of a Long-Term Development Program
Borealis further Expands its Base Chemicals Business into Bulgaria

Speciality chemicals

CIS Production and Market of Polyether and Polyesters Polyols

Today's world volume of polyether and polyester polyols manufacture and consumption account for about 7.5m tonnes. Polyether polyols are used mainly in the production of flexible foamed polyurethane. Polyester polyols are more preferable in the manufacture of rigid foamed polyurethane. The overall capacity of the Russian polyol manufacturers is 85,200 tpy. The consumption of polyether polyols...


Symrise Opens New Production Facility in Greater Moscow Area
Shiseido Launched Tsubaki Hair Care Brand in Russia in June
Penta Developed Polyolefin Modifier Pentalin®-PO 101
Azmol Ends Q2 at Loss of UAH 9.9m
Polotsk-Steklovolokno Produced 800,000th Tonne of Fibreglass since the Plant Startup



Protek Group Acquires AnviLab
Borisov Plant of Medical Substances Floated Additional Stock Issues for Public Sale

Chemical Equipment


Voskresensk Mineral Fertilizers Completed the First Overhaul Phase
Central Gas-Fractionation Plant Capacity in Tobolsk Expanded Again
Fosforit to Upgrade Monitoring Instruments
Serep Agree with Kostiantynivskyi Chemical Plant on Overhaul of Tank-Cars for Sulphuric and Hydrochloric Acids for UAH 8.6m by 2012

Special topic

Giprochem: 80 Years of the Honourable Service

This year, one of the oldest engineering institutes of the Russian chemical industry, Institute of plant designing for the basic chemical industry Giprochem LLC, celebrates its 80th anniversary. The article is devoted to reviewing the whole path that the Institute has gone through since the date of its establishment till our days. Also we will see all gains and loses the Institute had for this period...

Sustainable Development of Chemistry Today — a Back up for Tomorrow

In May of 2011, the Russian Chemical University named after D.I. Mendeleev held a conference entitled “Sustainable development of chemistry; contribution into the future.” The sustainable development of the modern society is the satisfaction of their needs with no negative effects for the future generation. The conference has gathered many various related associations, petrochemical businesses,...
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