Russia's Silvinit ups H1 potash output by 6%

24 July 2007 11:07  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS news)--Russia's Silvinit produced 2.7m tonnes of potash in January-June or 6% up year-on-year, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.


OAO Silvinit, based in Solikamsk, Perm region, the Urals, controls 40% of the Russian potash market and exports roughly 80% of its output.


Silvinit had previously planned to produce 5m tonnes/year only by 2008.


By: Sergei Blagov
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