Uzbek plant begins manufacturing of mineral fertilizers by processing pure fuel

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Uzbekistan’s Joint Stock Company Uzkimyosanoat introduced urea manufacturing has begun on the new, $985 million ammonia and urea manufacturing advanced at Navoiyazot, Uzbekistan’s Energy Ministry stated.
Navoiyazot is one among Uzbekistan’s largest chemical vegetation and produces mineral fertilizers by processing pure fuel. Construction of the brand new, world-class advanced started in September 2016 to interchange two outdated and vitality inefficient services – constructed within the 1960s. The new advanced produced its first urea on December 23, 2020, the ministry stated on January 5.
“I would like to thank our national and international partners who supported the construction of the new ammonia and urea production complex at JSC Navoiyazot,” Uzkimyosanoat Chairman Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov stated. “Commissioning of the new complex was completed within 53 days despite Covid and existing restrictions, testament to the hard work of all involved,” he added.
“This world-class industrial facility is another step towards natural gas monetization via the production of export oriented and high value-added products – and the first urea production is a milestone achievement,” Mirzamakhmudov stated.
The new advanced has capability to provide 660,000 tonnes of ammonia and 577,500 tonnes of urea, Uzbekistan’s Energy Ministry stated, including that 330,000 tonnes of ammonia will probably be used to provide new urea and 330,000 tonnes to provide ammonium nitrate.
When at full manufacturing capability, the advanced will broaden Uzbekistan’s home chemical manufacturing by 9.5%, present annual income of 600 billion Soums and export $58 million value of extra merchandise.
Completion of the plant will meet home agriculture demand for urea and supply as much as 100-150 kg/ha of extra mineral fertilizers throughout agrotechnical intervals for grain and cotton crops.
Production may also be exported to neighbouring nations in Central Asia in addition to Turkey, Ukraine, and Georgia.
Japanese banks and monetary establishments supplied $577 million of mortgage finance for the challenge, a $320 million mortgage was supplied by the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan, with $88.7 million coming from the corporate’s personal funds.
Additional cooperation was supplied by a consortium of Japanese firms, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd and Mitsubishi Corporation. The advanced’s essential tools was imported from Japan and Europe. It additionally makes use of manufacturing applied sciences from main worldwide firms comparable to Denmark’s Haldor Topsoe, Italy’s Sapiem and Germany’s Uhde.