The products of petrochemical complex of the Samara Region have long been recognized worldwide. For instance, Samara companies supply ammonia, urea, methanol, hydrocarbon gases, perfumes and cosmetics to overseas customers. The petrochemical export share in total exports of the region is 88%. Today, due to well-developed logistics infrastructure, qualified personnel and favorable location, the Samara Region remains an attractive region for Russian and foreign investors planning the siting of new production facilities.
The largest enterprises of the petrochemical complex of the Samara Region are Samaraneftegaz, JSC, Togliattiazot OJSC, KuibyshevAzot OJSC and other petrochemical plants.
The chemical enterprises of the Samara Region produce 100% of polyamide fibers, synthetic ethyl alcohol, additives to motor fuels TAME, 99% of polyamide-6, 42% of caprolactam, 23% of ammonia and 20% of methanol in the Russian Federation. Most of local plastic industry companies focus on the production of automotive industry components.