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.
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