Sibur Mineral Fertilizers increases Jan-Sept production by 7%

29 November 2010 10:31  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Sibur Mineral Fertilizers increased its fertilizer production in the first nine months of 2010 by 7% compared with the previous year, the Russian company said on Monday.

Between January and September 2010, it produced 1.9m tonnes of mineral fertilizers.

The company produced 1.167m tonnes of ammonia, a rise of 9% compared with the same period in 2009, while urea output was 6% up at 900,000 tonnes.

Production had improved thanks to facilities being modernised, the company said.

Exports of mineral fertilizers for January-September saw a year-on-year rise of 2% to 1.18m tonnes, including 676,000 tonnes of urea, the company said.

Sibur Mineral Fertilizers is a subsidiary of Russian petrochemical company Sibur.

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By: Sergei Blagov
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