Russia's mineral, chemical fertilizers production during the first 11 months of 2013 up 1.8% year-over-year to 16.6 million tonnes in terms of net nutrient value; fertilizer output in November alone up 5.7% from October, 17.6% from 2012

January 3, 2014 () – According to Rosstat agency, Russia's Jan-Nov 2013 mineral and chemical fertilizers production, in terms of net nutrient value, grew by 1.8% year-on-year to 16.6 M tonnes. The country's fertilizer output in Nov 2013 rose 17.6% year-on-year and 5.7% compared with that in Oct 2013. Production of anhydrous ammonia in Jan-Nov 2013 reached 13.1 M tonnes, up by 4.5%. Sodium carbonate production during the period amounted to 2.3 M tonnes and that of sulfuric acid came in at 94 M tonnes, down by 13.7% and 6.8%, respectively. For chemical based products, plastics production increased by 13.5% to 5.6 M tonnes; paints and coating materials, by 19.5% to 330,000 tonnes; synthetic rubber, by 4.2% to 1.4 M tonnes; and chemical fibres and threads, by 3.8% to 132,000 tonnes. Original Source: RCCnews, http://www.rccnews.ru/Eng/, Copyright RCCnews.ru 2013.

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