Large chemical complex for mineral fertilizers production to be built in Syrdarya

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February 19, 2019

Large chemical complex for mineral fertilizers production to be built in Syrdarya

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the construction site of a Plant for ammonia and urea production in Yangiyer city.
Uzbekistan pays special attention to diversification of agriculture, increasing the volume of procurement and export of products. This requires an increase in soil fertility and production of mineral fertilizers.
In connection with this, JSC Uzkimyosanoat plans to build, together with Samsung Engineering, a Plant for ammonia and urea production. The plant with a total value of 600 million USD will produce 400 thousand tons of ammonia and 600 thousand tons of urea per year. Modern technologies from the United States and Japan will be installed, the latest know-how to be applied. It is planned to create 500 permanent jobs.
A convenient place is chosen for construction of the plant. There are necessary communications with access to gas, electricity and water supply, roads and railways.
– Nowhere else you will find such a favorable infrastructure as in Syrdarya. These opportunities will help construction and stable operation of the plant, increase attractiveness for investors. This is a very profitable, promising project, – said Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The Head of the state was provided with information on the economic efficiency of the future enterprise, the schedule of construction work. The President, noting the important role of the plant in ensuring domestic demand and entering foreign markets, gave relevant instructions to responsible persons.
The President also visited a cotton processing plant commissioned by LLC Bek Cluster in Mirzaabad district of Syrdarya region.
Karabair horse breeds, cattle, goats, ostriches, rabbits and quails were demonstrated here.
The President drew attention to the performance indicators of these breeds, effectiveness of their home breeding. He noted the need for expanding livestock and poultry at home, which will provide people with food and a source of additional income.
During the previous visit to Syrdarya, the President got acquainted with the activity of Bek Cluster enterprise and gave instructions for its further development.
Last year, the company built a cotton processing plant with a capacity of 60 thousand tons per year in cooperation with the Turkish company SUMER.
It was noted that clusters are becoming the leading force in agriculture, it is necessary to increase their production potential. Instructions were given on training personnel for clusters based on public-private partnership, development of new projects and expansion of the scope of activities.
Presentation of projects that are scheduled to be implemented in agriculture in Syrdarya region was held. These include projects for development of poultry farming, fish farming, animal husbandry, seed production and viticulture, introduction of water-saving technologies, organization of the effective use of household land under the program “Every family is an entrepreneur”. Their implementation will serve to creating thousands of new jobs.