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The Republic of Tatarstan is an ultimate competence centre in the field of chemicals production and plastics processing. It is a home for major Russian manufacturers of chemicals and hosts over 100 large and medium-sized businesses that are processing plastics. The amount of products shipped by chemical and petrochemical enterprises of Tatarstan totalled RUB 285,4 billion by the end of 2017.

12.7 %

Contribution to the industrial output of Tatarstan

12 %

Contribution to the Russia’s industrial output

285.4 billion RUB

Products shipped in 2017

Produced in 2017

134300

tonnes
Carbon black

712 700

tonnes
Synthetic rubbers

1 668 400

tonnes
plastics

936 900

tonnes
polyethylene

212 000

tonnes
Polypropylene

439 800

tonnes
fertilisers

of basic polymers have been processed

363 300

tonnes

NIZHNEKAMSKNEFTEKHIM

Nizhnekamskneftekhim is one of the largest petrochemical companies in Europe holding leading positions in the production of synthetic rubbers and plastics in Russia. Its portfolio comprises over 120 types of products..

> 120

types of products: polystyrene, polypropylene, polyethylene, including linear polyethylene, ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, alpha-olefins, and surfactants.

3.4 million tonnes

Product output in 2017.

In 2016, an upgraded production of alpha-olefins rated at 37,500 tonnes a year was launched at the Oligomer Plant of Nizhnekamskneftekhim.
Ranks among Top 10 world producers of synthetic rubbers
Ranked among Russia’s Top 100 companies by market capitalisation in 2017
Over the past 6 years, the annual exports of company’s own products accounted for about 48% of its revenues.

Core products are

  • synthetic rubbers for general and special purposes

  • plastics: polystyrene, polypropylene, polyethylene, and ABS plastic

  • monomers as feedstock for the production of rubbers and plastics

  • other organic petrochemicals (ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, alpha-olefins, surfactants, etc.)

KAZANORGSINTEZ

Kazanorgsintez is the largest domestic producer of polymers and copolymers of ethylene, polycarbonate, polyethylene pipes, bisphenol, phenol, acetone, ethylene glycols, ethanolamines, and other products of organic synthesis, more than 170 products in total.

Ranked among Russia’s Top 100 companies by market capitalisation in 2017

Company Today

170

kinds
of polymers

1,6

million tonnes
of products a year

27

%
The share of exports
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