Uzbek chemical plant announces tender for ammonia production complex construction

Business Materials 13 May 2013 12:40 (UTC +04:00)

Uzbekistan, Tashkent, May 13 / Trend D. Azizov /

The Navoiazot Company is Uzbekistan's largest chemical plant. It has announced a tender for an ammonia production complex construction with a starting price of $800 million, an Uzhimprom company representative told Trend today.

According to the tender terms, the winner must deal with a turnkey construction of the complex which will produce 900,000 tons of ammonia and one million tons of carbamide.

Bids will be accepted until July 9. The tender results will be summarised in the third quarter of this year.

The project worth $980 million will be financed through foreign loans and funds from the Uzbek side.

Navoiazot which is the former Navoi chemical plant was commissioned in 1964 and specialises in the production of nitrogen fertilisers and nitronic fibres, as well as the integrated product of organic synthesis.

According to the official statistics, the carbamide production increased by 1.7 per cent up to 513,500 tons in Uzbekistan in 2012.