1. Soda ash market probed by competition watchdog FAS

    1 June, 2014
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    The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia has prepared an analysis of the country’s sodium carbonate (soda ash) market. According to the analysis, Russia’s soda ash market is federal in its nature: no technical or economic factors are present to limit the consumer’s capability to buy soda ash within the country’s borders. Soda production business in the country, excluding the Crimean Federal District, is pursued by 5 entities, namely, OJSC Bashkir Soda Company; OSJC Berezniki Soda Plant (Perm Krai); OJSC Achinsk Alumina Refinery (Krasnoyarsk Krai); CJSC Pikalyovskaya Soda (Leningrad Oblast) and LLC IA Khimprom (Kemerovo). A market share of over 50% is held by OJSC Bashkirian Chemistry, a group that includes both the OJSC Bashkir Soda Company and OJSC Berezniki Soda Plant. At the same time, the portion of the Russian market held by imported products of the same type has grown recently, exerting a pricing pressure on the domestic […]

  2. Российский рейтинг

    1 May, 2014
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