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MOSCOW, August 22 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia’s production of mineral fertilisers decreased by 1.4 percent to 10.8 million tonnes over the first seven months of the year, as compared to the same period of 2011, the Russian State Statistics Service said in its regular report.
In the period under review, the country’s output of the synthetic ammonia went down by 3.5 percent to 8.1 million tonnes, while the production of sulphuric acid grew by 4.0 percent to 6.5 million tonnes, production of sodium carbonate edged up by 2.2 percent to 1.7 million tonnes and the production of sodium hydrate increased by 6.8 percent to 630,000 tonnes.
Besides, Russia’s output of nitrogen fertilisers went up by 1.7 percent to 4.8 million tonnes over January-July 2012, the statistics reported.
In the period under review, the country’s production of phosphate fertilisers slid down by 2.9 percent to 1.822 million tonnes, while the output of potash fertilisers went down by 4.0 percent to 4.2 million tonnes, the document wrote.
In all, Russia’s chemical industrial production edged up by 1.8 percent in January-July 2012, as against the same period of 2011, the State Statistics Service said.