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Sibur confident of enhanced Russian-Chinese ties

Russian petrochemical giant Sibur is confident of furthering economic ties with China following the acquisition by Chinese investment group Silk Road Fund (SRF) of a...

Sealed Air launches Russian plant

Flexible packaging firm Sealed Air Corporation has started construction on a food packaging plant in Volgograd, Russia worth €9.5 million ($10m) that will produce...

Comexi strengthens in Russia

Flexible packaging equipment manufacturer Comexi has closed a deal for a strategic agreement with Russian supplier Polyprint, in order to strengthen its position in...

Mondi buys Russian business

Mondi has acquired flexible packaging manufacturer ZAO Uralplastic-N, as it aims to expand its consumer goods packaging business in Russia.

Sibur looks to change Russian PE landscape

Russian firm Sibur expects to ‘change the face of the Russian petrochemical industry’ when construction is complete on the company’s new production complex in Tobolsk (Zapsibneftekhim), according to executive director Sergey Komyshan.

Oil deal aids Sino-Russian relations

Chinese company Sinopec has completed its 10 per cent minority investment in Russian petrochemical business Sibur as a strategic investor, with the deal part of a strategic cooperation between the two companies’ home nations.

Erema opens Russian subsidiary

Recycling systems producer Erema is to open a subsidiary in Russia named OOO Erema as it looks to expand in the CIS region.

Change at the top for Biaxplen

Russian BOPP film producer Biaxplen has reshuffled some of its senior positions as part of an integration into parent company Sibur's basic polymers division.

Supply deal extended between global players

Russian petrochemical company Sibur and German chemical firm BASF have extended their long-term additives supply deal for use in the manufacturing of polymers.

Russia to oppose PET ban

A draft bill in Russia that proposes to ban plastics beer bottles of 1.5 litres or above is to be contested by the countryâ??s government, which will instead look for a balanced solution when the parliament meets again to debate the projected law, according to local news reports.