The Republic of Uzbekistan and Germany have announced plans to construct a new chemical complex for the increased production of fertilizers in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
The plant will be built on an are of the Samarkand region owned by JSC Samarkandkimyo, and that potential output at the complex will include: ammonium sulfate, urea, melamine and phosphorous-based fertilizers.
It is anticipated that the output will be used domestically, with the option for increased exports.
International expertise is provided by thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (tkIS), part of the German multinational - thyssenkrupp. The leading investor is Ferkensco Management Ltd.
The presidential initiatives support greater synergy between the oil and gas and agriculture sectors, and the use of a specific quality of domestic gas for fertilizer production. The petrochemical industry and fertilizers have an important role to play in boosting Uzbekistan’s economy in the future.
The petrochemical industry and fertilizers have vital strategic role in supporting the new Uzbekistan. It is equally important to attract international expertise and capital to support the country’s efforts in these areas. Today’s announcement is a significant step for the country and follows the initiatives outlined by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.