DYM Resources starts lithium hydroxide supply

DYM Resources introduces a new product in our portfolio – lithium hydroxide (HS Code 38112900, CAS Number 1310-65-2, EC No 215-183-4). We just bought a first batch from Russia and plan regular deliveries to our clients in Africa, Asia, and Middle East.

Lithium hydroxide is used to make lithium greases. Lithium greases are resistant to water and can be used in high or low temperatures. It is used to transfer heat. It can be used in electrolytes. Technical grade hydroxide can be used to glaze ceramics and make glass and cement. 70% of lubricating greases in the world have lithium in them.

Production of lithium hydroxide is expected to grow in the next five years, as the demand for it will rise dramatically in response to changes in electric vehicle (EV) battery materials. Russia is increasing lithium hydroxide production due to access to low-cost energy, labor and existing experience.

DYM Resources offers delivery of lithium hydroxide is in 25 kg bags, but we can also provide bags of the “big-bag” type (500 kg and 1000 kg). Lithium hydroxide package complies with international standards and allows to transport product over long distances without changing the physical and chemical properties of the product.

To find out more, do not hesitate to contact us per email


CAS Number: 1310-66-3; 1310-65-2

REACH: 1-2119560576-31-xxxx (registered for 10-100 tons/year).

1.LiOHmin 56,5%
2.Fe2O3max 0,0015%
3.Almax 0,01%
4.Namax 0,03%
5.Kmax 0,01%
6.Camax 0,01%
7.Cl max 0,01%
8.CO2max 0,25%
9.Simax 0,04%
10.Pbmax 0,0005%
11.Mgmax 0,001%
12.SO4max 0,03%
13.non-soluble in HCI max 0,08%

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Russia’s bitumen export duty drops for May 2020 shipments

The oil export duty of Russia will fall by $45.2 to $6.8 per ton from May 1, according to the website of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. The ministry reports that from March 15 to April 14 the average price of Russia’s main export oil blends, Urals, was $19 per barrel, or $138.7 per ton.

Considering the current prices for Russian crude oil blend Urals, projected export duty in June will be 0 USD/mt for the first time since duties were introduced. Export duty of bitumen is equal to export duty of crude oil. This means that the bitumen export duty will be less than 7 USD/Mt for May 2020 shipments.

The current situation makes the export of Russian bitumen to the neighboring CIS countries cost-effective for European customers. Russian refineries can deliver additional volumes to the European market due to a temporary decline in domestic demand because of the restrictive measures introduced in Russia in early April.

DYM Resources offers both regular and polymer modified bitumen. All products are EN-certified.

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DYM starts supplies of ethanol and benzalkonium chloride for sanitizers production

DYM Resources is reacting to the COVID-19 outbreak, constantly trying to adapt to the new circumstances and the changing environment. This time we are introducing two new products: ethanol and BAC (benzalkonium chloride).

Since the demand for alcohol disinfectant is extremely high these days, people start turning to ethanol and non-alcoholic disinfectants that may as well be effectively used as sanitizers.

The use of ethanol in a production of disinfectants has been approved in many countries in an effort to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Many producers switched their production from fuel alcohol to neutral alcohol for disinfectants.

DYM Resources is exporting 98% ethanol from Korea and China.

The product is packed in iso-tanks 19 tons each.


Certificate of Quality

PurityVol %Min 9898.1
Color (Pt-Co scale)Max 104
AcidityWt%Max 0.0030.0016
AcetaldehydeWt%Max 0.20.0088
MethanolWt%Max 0.0150.0096
AcetalWt%Max 0.10.0092
Higher alcoholWt%Max 0.050.0214
BitrexMg/100mlMin 0.60.89

Benzalkonium chloride is an active ingredient for alcohol-free hand sanitizers that also can reduce microbes, kill many types of bacteria and be effective against many viruses including the influenza A virus, rhinovirus, hepatitis A virus, HIV, and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

DYM Resources exports Benzalkonium chloride 50 % stabilized by ethyl alcohol from China packed in IBC and drum in 20-feet containers.

CAS number: 8001-54-5 and 68424-85-1


Certificate of Quality

Appearance Light yellow transparent liquidLight yellow transparent liquid
Active content%50 min50.20
Amine salt%2 max0.62
PH (as it) 6.0-8.07.20
Ethyl alcohol%1 maxqualified

For more information about the product or to get a quote, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email We usually reply within 24 hours.

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DYM Resources starts supplies for isopropyl alcohol for disinfection

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis increased demand for the disinfectant products since regular disinfection helps to limit the virus spread. Realizing the importance of the topic, DYM Resources is getting into the act: we added a new product IPA (isopropyl alcohol) into our chemicals segment. This is an essential step in helping to meet the global demand for hand sanitizers and surface disinfectants.

IPA is an inexpensive solvent used as a common ingredient in chemicals such as antiseptics, disinfectants, and detergents. It can also be used in aftershave lotions, hand lotions, and other cosmetics.

“We expect long term demand for disinfection as the world will continue to fight the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic most likely till the end of this year. Based on previous virus outbreaks in Asia, the demand for sanitizing materials will remain strong during several months after the crisis is over”

Denis Varaksin, managing director of DYM Resources

INEOS, one of the world’s largest chemical producers, has planned to build two new factories in 10 days to produce more IPA. Currently the company has IPA production capacities of 155,000 tons/year at Moers and of 85,000 tons/year in Herne (both cities are in Germany), so they are planning to increase these numbers dramatically.

According to Technavio report Isopropyl Alcohol Market by Application and Geography – Forecast and Analysis 2020-2024, “The isopropyl alcohol market size has the potential to grow by 521.75 thousand tons during 2020-2024, and the market’s growth momentum will accelerate during the forecast period.”

Despite falling crude oil prices, value of isopropyl alcohol has increased almost three times compared to average prices of 2019. In times of shortage professional supply chain solutions are needed and DYM Resources expertise is here to help clients globally.

DYM Resources can supply cosmetic grade IPA in drums and iso-containers. Please find a Cerfiticate of Quality below.
For more information please contact our managing directors per email:

AppearanceClear colorless liquidClear colorless liquid
Acidity(CH3COOH) %≤0.0020.0015
Evaporation residueW/%≤0.0020.0020
Hydroxyl content(acetone) %≤0.020.012
S, ppmppm≤20.50
Water solubility test Passed
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COVID-19 Update

DYM Resources is closely following all the updates regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. We consider the probable scenarios at the highest level and take all the necessary measures.
Coronavirus has considerably disrupted business, travel and daily life, and we do our best to maintain high-quality service to our customers.

Our employees’ health is certainly of the utmost priority for us: we do apply a social distance policy, work from home and follow all advice from the government. All our team members are healthy and safe.

DYM Resources’ financial situation is also stable: we are adapting to the new environment trying to minimize the effects of the outbreak on our business.

We wish everyone to stay safe and strong in these challenging times!

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DYM Resources comments on virus changing Group I and Group III flows

The leading media in the field of lubricants, oils, and waxes, Lubes ‘N’ Greases, has quoted DYM Resources’ managing director Denis Varaksin.

“China’s imports of many raw materials have dropped,” Denis Varaksin, director of base oils and waxes at German trading company DYM Resources GmbH, told Lube Report. “So, the import of base oils has decreased massively, and a big part of that import was Group III … from South Korea, Malaysia and the Middle East.”

“These flows are likely to be re-directed to other markets such as Europe, [the U.S.] and India, driving premiums for Group III down,” Varaksin said.

“The reason is the same – the virus – but the impact is different,” Varaksin said. “Because of the Chinese import drop, the Group III market globally is long, and because of the Iranian export decrease, the Group I market is short in the Middle East, India, Africa and Southeast Asia.”

Read the full article on Lubes ‘N’ Greases.

DYM Resources is a base oils trader with headquarters in Berlin, Germany. The company is offering a wide range of base oils, including Group I, II and III as well as finished lubricants and additives. DYM Resources exports base oils and waxes from Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Europe and other locations in flexi-containers, iso-tank, trucks, rail tank cars and bulk vessels.

To get a quote, please email us on We usually reply within 48 hours.

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DYM Resources is quoted by a leading Russian business media RBC

Most visited Russian business news agency RBC (RosBusinessConsulting) has quoted DYM Resources’ Managing Director Denis Varaksin. This shows in-depth knowledge of commodities market by our team.

The issue in hand is a situation with a Ukrainian trader Cantarell Trading that took responsibility for illegal supplies of diesel to Ukraine from the Orsk oil refinery, which belongs to Mikhail Gutseriyev’s ForteInvest.

In 2017, Cantarell Trading signed a contract with ForteInvest for the supply of diesel fuel to the Republic of Turkey. During the process of diesel fuel transportation Cantarell Trading decided to redirect the vessel to Ukraine, which became the reason for initiation of criminal case on smuggling by law enforcement agencies of the Russian Federation.

According to Interfax-Ukraine News Agency, The Federal Service for Technical and Export Control introduced a special authorization-based procedure for importing oil products to Ukraine back in 2015.

“Everyone on the Black Sea market knows about the procedure and everyone follows these requirements,”

Denis Varaksin, Managing Director of the trading company DYM Resources GmbH.

More details on this topic is available in Russian on RBC news website.

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