Metals and mining, Sibur
The total volume of export of polypropylene from Russia exceeded 202.6 thousand tons during the first 6 months of 2015 (+50% y-o-y). The key consumers of polypropylene are China, Turkey, Belarus and Belgium. It is stated in the monthly polymer market review SkanPlast of the company MarketReport.
In June, Russian manufacturers increased export sales of polypropylene up to 34.5 thousand tons after the reduction in May (22.1 thousand tons).
LLC "RN-Bitum", a subsidiary of JSC "NK "Rosneft" and PJSC "SIBUR Holding" (hereinafter SIBUR) signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of application of modern building materials with polymers in road construction. Document was signed by Director General of "RN-Bitum" Pavel Sterzhanov and the Managing Director of SIBUR Mikhail Gordin.
Under the agreement the parties will develop a package of measures to address the problems of import substitution and stimulate domestic consumption of polymer-bitumen binder in the road sector.