Eurasian chemical market
№11(59), 2011

№11(59), 2011


In Search of Ariadne's Thread (The International Conference Polymer Fibres and Yarns 2011)

After the exhausting crisis of 2009, the Russian industry of polymer fibres is incessantly groping for the right path to the bright future. The market of polymer fibres and yarns in Russia is negligibly small now compared to other European countries. Finding a way out of the crisis, particularly in the sector of chemical fibres and yarns can be hard and tough, as our article about the International...


- Danaflex Opens Factory in Kazan for Nano Flexible Packaging
- Polyom to Commission New Equipment
- Lider Compound Started Manufacturing Peroxide Bounding Polyethylene Compounds
- Sibur Held Round-Table with Polypropylene Processors
- UralPlastic-N Launched Factory for Production of Flexible Polymer Packaging
- Rototech Group to Establish Russian JV
- Axson Group to Enter Russian Market
- Dow Wire and Uncomtech Group Signed Agreement on Colaboration
- Interfoam to Raise USD 25.7m from IPO on Warsaw Stock Exchange by 2012
- Ukrainian Polystyrene Production Skyrocketed in September
- Avtosanoatplast Manufactures Plastic Parts for Home-Produced Autos
- Navoiazot Postponed PVC Complex Construction
- Romania's Teraplast Q3 Sales Decreased by 3% YOY
- Serioplast to Establish New Plant in Poland

Rubbers and tyres


- Altai Tyre Plant Installs New Extrusion Line
- Novocheboksary Khimprom Passed QMS Auditing
- Pirelli to Spend EUR 200m for Russian Tyre Business
- Nizhnekamskneftekhim’s Rubbers Up to the World Standard
- Tyres Production in Ukraine Down by 32.4%
- Rosava Expands Tyres Shipments to Ukrainian and CIS Markets
- Results of Ukraine's Cord Fabric Production for 2011
- Ukraine's SPF Abandons Plans to Sell 51.1% of Lysychansk Mechanical Rubber Goods Factory
- Romania’s Rubber Products Manufacturer Artego Q3 Sales Increased by 22% YOY


Molten Inorganic Salts in Organic Synthesis

Researches into development of physical and chemical technologies of organic synthesis in molten salts (OSMS) are actual nowadays. The OSMS technology is better in many ways than the traditional ones. Unique thermal properties of the molten salts, namely, their broad operating temperature range, high heat capacity, and thermal conductivity are of major importance. For detailed information about molten...


- HaloPolymer Switch Over to Membrane Electrolysis
- Bashkirian Chemistry to Expand Soda Ash Capacity
- Crimea Titan to Increase Titanium Production 89% by 2015
- Ukrainian Titanium Dioxide Exports Up 6.1% in September
- Ukraine Exported 91,000 Tonnes of Ammonia in September
- Soda Ash Exports from Ukraine Down to 27,400 Tonnes in September



- Voskresensk Mineral Fertilisers Increased Mineral Fertilisers Output by 8% for Q1-3, 2011
- PhosAgro Phosphate-based Fertiliser Production Up 3.6% for Q1-3, 2011
- Mineral Fertiliser Plant of Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Works Declared Results for Q1-3, 2011
- Russian Government Refused to Regulate Domestic Prices for Potassium Chloride
- EuroChem to Establish EuroChem — Usolye Potassyum Complex
- Uralchem Announces Operating Results for Q1-3, of 2011
- Acron Released IFRS Consolidated Statements for January-September 2011
- Investments in Equipment Upgrade at Berezniki Azot Totalled USD 27m
- Uralkali Announces Prices for Russian Farmers in 2012
- Cherkasy Azot Reaches Agreement with Cherkasy on Buyout of 287 Hectares of Land Under Enterprise by 2012
- Ukrainian Farmers Require 150 Kg of Mineral Fertilisers per Hectare
- U.S. Gavilon Eyes Procurement and Construction of Assets in Ukraine
- United States Retains 68.3% Anti-Dumping Duty on Ukrainian Urea Imports
- Lowest Price of Ammonium Nitrate on Ukrainian Market Stands at UAH 3,100 per Tonne
- Lowest Price of Carbamide on Ukrainian Market Remains at UAH 4,350 per Tonne
- Belgorkhimprom in Talks with GMC Global Energy on Slavkali Design
- Belarus-Venezuela Phosphate Deposit Project in Full Swing
- Israel Ready to Invest in Production of Fertilisers in Belarus
- Belaruskali Signs 1bn Loan Agreement with Sberbank, EDB
- Pulawy and Agro S.C. Concluded Agreement for Marketing UAN
- Ameropa Group Negotiates to Buy Eurofert and Azomures Holdings
- Neochim Upgraded its Fertiliser Production

Paints and coatings

Colours of the Velvet Season (Conference “The Markets of Paints and Coatings and Feedstock for Paintwork Materials 2011”)

On September 28-30 at the height of the velvet season, the Fifth International Conference “The markets of paints and coatings and feedstock for paintwork materials 2011” was held at the picturescue hotel “More” on the beautiful Crimean South Coast. The participants raised most topical issues of the Russian and Ukrainian markets of paints and coatings. This is a vibrant industry...


- Empils on the Rise
- Vapa Launched Production of New Enamels and Varnishes
- New Pigments for Light-reflecting Thermostabilising Coatings
- Belarus and Norway Co-operate on Paints and Coatings Manufacturing
- Kotovsk Paints and Coatings Plant Can Restart Its Manufacture
- Future of PU Coatings Lies in Russia

Chemistry and energy


- Sibur Builds NGL Network in Northern Russia
- Czech Republic and Sri Lanka Discussed Upgrading of Local Refinery

Chemistry and business


- Nizhnekamskneftekhim Awarded Grand Prix at 16th International Exhibition of Chemical Industry
- Lanxess's Increases Sales in Russia
- Acron Board of Directors Recommends Q1-3, 2011 Dividend
- Concern Kalina's Shares to be Traded on Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange
- SayanskhimPlast Successfully Passed Compliance Audit
- KuibyshevAzot Announced Results for Q1-3, 2011
- Bashneft Among Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings
- PhosAgro to Merge Ammophos and Cherepovetsky Azot
- Rusnano Board of Directors Discussed Main Issues in Regular Session

Countries and regions

Ukraine's Chemical Industry (Part 2)

The article is an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of the Ukrainian chemical industry. It is the continuation to our last month's issue covering. Here we proceed to reviewing other major sectors of Ukraine's chemical industry such as petrochemistry, polymers, rubbers and tyres, pharmaceuticals, etc. By tradition, we characterise the principal companies, including their product offering,...
Speciality chemicals


- Volsky Biochem Developed Liquid for Auto Glass Cleaning
- Rusnano to Support Nanoderm-Profi's Production of Anti-ageing Nanocosmetics
- International Plastic Guide to Present Barrier and Antimicrobial Nanoclay-based Additives of Nanobiomatters
- Macromer Introduced New Superplasticiser for Concrete and Isocyanate Hardeners
- Novocheboksarsk-based Khimprom's Resin Chemicals Unit to be Audited
- TNK-BP Supplied New Polymer-Bitumen Binder for Road Pavement in Kiev
- Representatives of Uzkimyosanoat Participated in Russian Congress Roskataliz
- Bulgarian Prista Oil to Acquire UzTexaco JV in Uzbekistan
- Uzbekistan and South Korea Launched Cosmetics JV
- Moldavizolit to Manufacture New Copper-clad Laminate Material



- Pharmstandard Announces Results of Sales for Q1-3, 2011
- Binnopharm and Pharmimex Inked Contract on Cooperation
- Akrikhin to Build Class A Warehouse Complex
- Pharmaceutical Cluster to be Launched in North Ossetia
- Ukraine's Healthcare Minister Anischenko Objects to Sales of Medicines through Internet
- Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine Fines BaDM And Alba Ukraine for Concerted Anticompetitive Actions
- Ukrainian Prime Minister Calls For Banning Drugs Advertisement and Protecting Domestic Drugs Makers
- Ukrainian Medicine Service Selects three Companies to Purchase Equipment for Regional Medical Laboratories
- Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers Wants Pharmaceuticals to Correspond to GMP Standard
- Ukrainian Parliament Intends to Permit Individual Doctors and Veterinaries for Operations Involving Circulation of Narcotic Substances
- Ukrainian Imports of Pharmaceuticals Rose 18.5% in September
- Court Affirms Farmak's Right To Chondrasil Trademark
- Belarus to Begin Production of 35 new Pharmaceutical Substances by 2015
- New Pharmaceutical Company Launched in Belarus
- Merrymed Farm Ltd Uzbek-Chinese JV Launched Medicines Manufacture
- APMG Warns Romanian Pharmaceuticals Lose Share on Domestic Market

Chemistry and Ecology


- Russian Government to Help Khimprom Liquidate Workshops for Hazardous Chemicals
- Russian Breakthrough in PET Bottles Processing into Benzoic Acid
- Mechel Announces Launch of Biochemical Waste Water Cleansing Equipment at Mechel-Coke Coke and Chemicals Producer
- Syzran Refinery Solved Problem of Hydrogen Sulfide Utilisation
- Kola MMC Improves Environmental Efficiency of Sulphuric Acid Production
- Kinef to Install Continuous Water Recycling Process
- Ukraine Introduced New Tyre Recycling Regulations
- Ministry of Ecology of Ukraine to Remove Pesticides from Ukraine before Euro-2012
- Belarus and Kazakhstan to Establish JV for Phosphorus Wastes Processing
- Iodine Plant in Azerbaijan Meets Ecological Requirements
- Plant for Cleaning Soil from Oil and Oil Products Commissioned near Baku

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