Romania's Amonil to cut 389 jobs, mulls production cuts

15 January 2009 17:12  [Source: ICIS news]

BUCHAREST (ICIS news)--Romanian fertilizer producer Amonil Slobozia is to cut 389 jobs - around 40 percent of its workforce - starting next month in order to reduce costs, the company said on Thursday.

"We also decided to partially cut production if we do not find customers for our fertilizers," a company source said.

No further details were available.

Majority owned by Eurotrading Chemicals (28%) and Zalois (25%), the company produces urea, ammonium nitrate, liquid fertilizers, technical liquefied oxygen and liquefied carbon dioxide.

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By: Marian Chiriac
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