Voronezhsintezkauchuk’s 9-month synthetic rubber output falls

12 November 2009 11:05  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS news)--Voronezhsintezkauchuk’s (Voronezh Rubber Co) synthetic rubber production fell in the January-September period due to adverse market conditions in the first half of 2009, the Russian company said in a statement released on Thursday.

In the first nine months of 2009, Voronezh produced 117,000 tonnes of synthetic rubber, down 32.7% year on year, according to the statement.

The company’s synthetic bivinyl rubber output totalled 51,000 tonnes, down 44.2% from January-September 2008, the company said.

Styrene rubber and latex production amounted to 46,000 tonnes, down or 23.1% year on year, while production of other types of synthetic rubber also decreased from the same period last year, according to the statement.

Voronezh is a subsidiary of the Russian petrochemical holding company Sibur and is based in Voronezh, central Russia.

The company exports nearly half of its synthetic rubber output.

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