MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Russia has overtaken the traditional leaders of the industry – the United States, Canada and Italy in terms of supplies of bitumen roofing. The volume of Russian supplies became the largest in the world (537 thousand tons of bituminous roofing for $ 193 million), according to the Russian Export Center (REC).
“Russian manufacturers of roofing materials are investing in the quality of goods, and the conjuncture of exchange rates gives them additional advantages,” REC Vice President Maxim Kobin explained the success.
Bituminous shingles are one of the most popular types of roofing, as they are suitable for any climatic zone and roof shape. It is used in the construction of private houses and industrial buildings. Russia is the main supplier of bituminous roofing for Poland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Mongolia, Finland, the Baltic countries and almost all CIS countries. In total, bitumen roofing is exported to more than 40 countries around the world.
A source: Russian newspaper
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