Russia's SDS-Azot Q1 output steady

31 May 2012 15:36  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--SDS-Azot’s output was steady in the first quarter of 2012, the Russian fertilizer producer said on Thursday.

In the January-March period, SDS-Azot’s mineral fertilizers production was flat year on year, at 535,000 tonnes.

Ammonium nitrate (AN) output rose by 4% year on year in the first quarter to 319,000 tonnes, while urea output was down 11% year on year to 132,000 tonnes, the company said.

SDS-Azot’s ammonia production was up 3% year on year in the first quarter to 284,000 tonnes, while caprolactum production increased by 2% year on year to 29,300 tonnes, it added.

In February 2012, Sibur Mineral Fertilizers was renamed SDS-Azot following a transaction to sell the company by SIBUR in December 2011.

By: Sergei Blagov
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