22 February 2012 15:32 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russian ethylene production fell by 8% year on year to 205,000 tonnes in January, while output of most monomers, polymers and fertilizers also fell, the Russian statistics agency Rosstat said on Wednesday.
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Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) output grew by 6% up year on year to 62,100 tonnes, Rosstat said.
And benzene output decreased by 5% down year on year to 89,100 tonnes, it added.
Total output of mineral fertilizers for the month was down by 13% year on year at 1.46m tonnes, Rosstat said.
Ammonia production was 8% down year on year at 1.17m tonnes.
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