The study offers updated insight into the paint industry and market of the Russian Federation. It was carried out during March through July 2007, using desk research and interviews with market experts and top industry executives. The study covers the following topics: paint production; paint imports and exports; information on leading producers; paint demand and market splits by paint type/end use; market development and trends in end-user industries; and market forecasts for 2007 through 2010 and beyond.
Domestically producing roughly 800 kt and exporting 78 kt of various paints annually, the Russian Federation is a consumer of 950-1000 kt of coating materials. In order to balance the market, the country imports some 240 kt of decorative and industrial coatings, as well as a variety of specialty raw materials and semi-finished products (resins, emulsions, pigments, additives etc.), technological machinery, equipment and quality control instruments.
The report is available for purchase from LKM-Press, Moscow. For more information, e-mail Olga Skorokhodova at firstname.lastname@example.org.