MOSCOU. 5% Obligation de F500. blue, black. #16000. No 14326. Text in French and Russian. Founded by the Belgian Solvay-brothers to produce and sell their famous artificial soda in Russia. Soda is an essential product in everyday productions such as plastics, glass, paper, etc. Once up and running (1873), Solvayquickly expanded internationally. By 1900 they controled 95% of the world production of soda. They had become a multinational firm with factories in England, France, Germany, Austria, the USA and thus Russia. Later on, they diversified into other chemical products and into pharmaceuticals.
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