Russia faces areality check

Blagov, Sergei
September 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;9/24/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 11, p32
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the petrochemical sector of Russia. The Russian chemical and petrochemical sectors now include 800 plants and employ 740,000 people. It accounts for 10.4% of the country's total industrial output, 4.5% of all industrial assets and 5.4% of export revenues. Russia's overall chemical and petrochemical output was up by 43% in the past six years between 2000 and 2005. The sector's annual growth is expected to reach 3.3% in 2007.


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