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Index of chemical production in Russia rises by 8.2% in H1 2021

August 03/2021

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Russia"s output of chemical products rose in June 2021 by 10.2% year on year. However, production of basic chemicals increased year on year by 8.2% in the first six months of 2021, according to Rosstat"s data.

According to the Federal State Statistics Service of the Russian Federation, polymers in primary forms and synthetic rubbers accounted for the greatest increase in the output in January-June 2021.

Production of benzene dropped to 108,000 tonnes in June 2021 from 119,000 tonnes a month earlier. Overall output of this product reached 695,900 tonnes over the stated period, down by 3.3% year on year.

June production of sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) was 103,000 tonnes (100% of the basic substance) versus 105,000 tonnes a month earlier. Overall output of caustic soda totalled 642,500 tonnes in the first half of 2021, down by 1.2% year on year.

2,120,000 tonnes of mineral fertilizers (in terms of 100% nutrients) were produced in June 2021 versus 2,283,000  tonnes a month earlier. Overall, Russian plants produced about 13,307,000 tonnes of fertilizers in January-June 2021, up by 7.4% year on year.

June production of polymers in primary form was 937,000 tonnes versus 956,000 tonnes in May. Overall output of polymers in primary form totalled 4,460,000 tonnes over the stated period, up by 12.8% year on year.

135,000 tonnes of synthetic rubbers were produced in June, compared to 130,000 tonnes a month earlier. Overall, Russian plants produced about 859,900 tonnes of synthetic rubbers in January-June 2021, up by 18.3% year on year.


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Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:benzene, kausticheskaya soda, propylene, ethylene, fertilizers, petrochemistry, synthetic rubbers, Russia.
Category:General News
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