In 2009, looking to expand marketing opportunities in Europe, SIBUR purchased a 100% stake in CITCO, a major liquefied petroleum gas trading company.
In September 2010, SIBUR then opened a trading company, Citco (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd, which handles sales of petrochemical products with payments in Chinese currency (CNY).
In September 2011, the trading company was renamed SIBUR International to facilitate its further integration into the SIBUR family.
In 2013, SIBUR International GmbH trading company has registered subsidiaries in Turkey and Ukraine. SIBUR International Trading Istanbul and SIBUR International Trading Kiev, with offices in the respective capitals, will trade in basic polymers.