Plaster Market Overview in Russia
In value terms, plaster production reduced modestly to $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, continues to indicate a deep slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of % against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, production failed to regain the momentum.
The revenue of the plaster market in Russia totaled $ in 2018, surging by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption, however, showed a mild shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. From 2009 to 2018, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.