Grodno Azot polyamide production October - Arhive

Grodno Azot polyamide production

Grodno Azot reduces polyamide production in October by 22.8%

Grodno Azot polyamide production

MOSCOW- Grodno Azot (Grodno, Republic of Belarus), including PTC Khimvolokno, in October 2019, the company reduced production by 24% compared to the same period in 2018, the company website says. .

Commodity production for the reporting period was released in the amount of 130 178 thousand Belarusian rubles. Grodno Azot polyamide production

For ten months of this year, the company reduced production by 0.9%, which amounted to 1,349,850 thousand Belarusian rubles.

Compared to October last year, caprolactam production decreased by 16.3%, amounting to 7,904.8 tons.

Since the beginning of the year, 92,309.6 tons of products have been produced (compared with January-October 2018, the figure decreased by 8.6%).

The production of fibers and chemical threads in October of this year compared to last year’s similar reporting period decreased by 14.1%, amounting to 3,429 tons.

The increase for January-October 2019 compared to the same period last year amounted to 0.6%, in just ten months of this year 35 715 tons were produced.

In October, the cord fabric production continued to decline by 19.1%, a total of 2 179 thousand linear meters were accumulated. Grodno Azot polyamide production

In just ten months, 22 105 thousand metric units were produced (-21.8% compared with January-October 2018).

Primary polyamide production in October decreased by 22.8%, amounting to 7,433 tons. In January – October, 85 609 tons were produced, a decrease of 7.8% compared with last year. The output of other polyamides in the reporting month increased by 0.5% compared to October 2018 and amounted to 1 201 tons. In just ten months, 10,863 tons were produced (+ 1% compared to January-October 2018).

Earlier it was reported that Grodno Azot is the largest consumer of benzene in Belarus.

In Russia, the largest recipient of imported benzene is KuibyshevAzot. Benzene is used as a raw material for the production of caprolactam, which is produced by Grodno Azot and KuibyshevAzot.

Recently, the Naftan company (Novopolotsk, Vitebsk region, Republic of Belarus) concluded a one-time deal with the Russian company KuibyshevAzot for the supply of 2 thousand tons of benzene; regular deliveries are not planned.

As previously reported , Grodno Azot is preparing to implement a large-scale investment project for the construction of a new nitrogen complex worth about USD1.3 billion. The annual ammonia production capacity will be 875 thousand tons, urea – 1 million 225 thousand tons, hydrogen – 200 million cubic meters. . m. Putting the complex into operation is planned at the end of 2024.Grodno Azot polyamide production

Grodno Azot is an open joint stock company, a Belarusian state company, a manufacturer of nitrogen compounds and fertilizers. In August 2000, the Grodno Production Association “Azot” was transformed into the Grodno Production Republican Unitary Enterprise “GPO Azot”, and in 2002 – into the open joint-stock company “Grodno Azot”.

Author: Anna Larionova

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