Russia chemical exports, imports up in Jan-Feb

23 April 2013 15:11  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia's chemical export and import levels were up in January-February 2013 compared to the same period last year, statistical agency Rosstat said on Tuesday.

Russia's total exports of chemical products rose 3.4% year on year during the period to $4.65bn (€3.58bn), Rosstat said.

The country's total chemical import value was reported at $7.02bn, a 14.3% year on year increase, the agency added.

In January-February, Russia's exports of nitrogen fertilizers amounted to $547m, up 3.9% up year on year.

However, the country's potash exports dropped to $390m in January-February, a 35.1% year on year drop, according to Rosstat.

($1 = €0.77)

By: Sergei Blagov
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