Russia's Sibur increases petrochemicals output by 6% in 2010

28 January 2011 15:18  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Sibur's total output of petrochemical products rose 6% year on year to 16.5m tonnes in 2010, the Russian petrochemical company said on Friday.

Sibur produced 2.1m tonnes of monomers in 2010, a rise of 12.2% compared with the previous year, while polymers production fell by 0.6% to 592,000 tonnes, the company said.

Synthetic rubber output rose 28% to 434,000 tonnes, and mineral fertilizers production went up 6.4% to 2.96m tonnes, Sibur added.

Sibur expects to produce 18.8m tonnes of petrochemical products in 2011. This would be a year-on-year rise of 14.4%.

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