World Soda Ash 2015: Russian glass bubble cracking

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Significant investment in Russia's container glass manufacturing capacity looks set to be lost as declines in the country's bottle production, led by changes in its alcohol market, high manufacturing costs and competition for other materials eat into demand, causing soda ash suppliers to bypass the sector.

Russia's glass industry is facing a rout of producers‎ as overproduction and low demand for the construction and container material put pressure on the sector.Pavel Bobosik, CEO of Russia-based Ekran Cotainer Glass, told delegates at the IHS World Soda Ash Outlook in Barcelona, Spain‎, that an investment bubble in the...

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