Belarus mineral ferts and caprolactam output rises in Q1

17 April 2014 10:23 Source:ICIS News

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Belarus's production of mineral fertilizers in the first quarter rose by 9.2% year on year to 1.46m tonnes, the country's statistical agency Belstat said on Thursday.

Caprolcatam output was also higher in the January-March period, rising by 1.8% year on year to 34,900 tonnes.

Production of polyethylene (PE) and cords and yarns was lower, however, with PE down 8.2% at 34,600 tonnes and cords and yarns 3.6% lower at 50,900 tonnes, the agency said.


By Sergei Blagov