19 OCTOBER 2020
Why COVID-19 is a litmus test for corporate attitudes to sustainability

The pandemic is not a reason to ignore plastic pollution - it is a call to arms to do the opposite

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25 AUGUST 2020
Why China-Russia economic ties will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic stronger than ever

In addition to robust bilateral trade, projects such as the Amur Gas Chemical Complex which will supply polythene and polypropylene to China, the Power of Siberia pipeline and de-dollarisation efforts by both countries bode well for the future

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18 AUGUST 2020
Russia, China Deepen Ties With Construction of Massive Polymer Plant

$11 billion venture in Russia’s Far East is the latest in a series of collaborations between Moscow and Beijing

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01 JULY 2020
Russian petrochemical giant Sibur raises $500m in 5-year eurobonds with a record-low 2.95% coupon

Russian petrochemical giant Sibur has raised $500m in 5-year eurobonds with a 2.95% coupon – the lowest coupon rate for any Russian corporate issue ever

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29 JUNE 2020 | Bonds&Loans | Alexander Petrov, CFO, SIBUR
Financing During the Coronavirus Crisis: Lessons from an Investment-Grade Emerging Market Issuer
Coronavirus presented global businesses with several challenges – from enhanced safety protocols to supply chain disruptions and everything in between. However, while many market stakeholders predicted issues with attracting new funding, investment-grade companies have managed to largely overcome them.
26 JUNE 2020 | DebtWire | Alesia Sidliarevich
Sibur monitoring debt market for opportunities
Sibur Holding, a Russia-based petrochemicals company, is monitoring the international debt markets for an opportunity to optimise its credit portfolio, although the company does not face any major debt repayments until 2022-2023, Chief Financial Officer Alexander Petrov said during an interview with Debtwire.
25 MAY 2020 | Platts
Coronavirus lockdowns pose logistical challenges: Sibur
Logistical difficulties are hampering polyolefin supply chains, Sergey Homyshan, the executive director of Sibur, Russia's largest integrated petrochemicals company. Logistical difficulties are hampering polyolefin supply chains, executive director of Sibur, Russia's largest integrated petrochemicals company, Sergey Komyshan told S&P Global Platts in an email interview.
19 MAY 2020 | Energy Intelligence
Sibur Sees Coronavirus Adding to Petchem Challenges
Russia is stepping up the development of its petrochemical industry as one of the future drivers for its hydrocarbon sector. In an interview with Energy Intelligence, Alexander Petrov, CFO of Russia’s largest petrochemical company, Sibur, discusses the impact that coronavirus might have on demand and what lies ahead for the world’s petrochemical industry.
14 MAY 2020 | bne IntelliNews
ZapSib cushions the blow of the coronavirus crisis to Sibur’s 1Q20 results
Leading Russian petrochemical company Sibur's revenues were down 7.8%, but that was offset by the growth of 30.4% y/y of polymers produced by the new ZapSib facility
05 MAY 2020 | The World Economic Forum | Dmitry Konov
COVID-19 is forcing us to rethink our plastic problem
Skyrocketing numbers of COVID-19 cases and tremendous pressure on healthcare systems have underscored that plastic is still the most reliable and affordable solution for personal protection.
21 APRIL 2020 | Financial Times | Henry Foy
Russian industry scrambles to cope with coronavirus restrictions
Companies build temporary accommodation and run buses for staff to keep business going
16 APRIL 2020 | Asia Times | by Dmitriy Frolovskiy
Pandemic could transform Russian businesses
The crisis may lay the foundations for a new and more open economic model
14 APRIL 2020 | Chemical Week | Natasha Alperowicz
COVID-19: Sibur implements novel working arrangements at shift camps to ensure disruption-free production
Sibur, Russia’s largest petrochemicals company, is responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in several ways.
07 APRIL 2020 | IntelliNews
COMMENT: ‘Stage 2’ of Russian business response to coronavirus: a view from the trenches
The growing focus on ESG has shifted decisively from "environment" to "social," as companies respond to the coronavirus pandemic