China’s Hubei Yihua to start up new Songzi DAP facility in Q4 2012

30 March 2012 04:28  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Hubei Yihua Chemical said on Friday its wholly-owned subsidiary Hubei Yihua Fertilizer plans to start up a new diammonium phosphate (DAP) facility at Songzi in Hubei province in the fourth quarter of 2012.

The yuan (CNY) 1.15bn ($183m) facility includes two DAP lines, each with 280,000 tonne/year of capacity, as well as a 800,000 tonne/year sulphuric acid unit, the company said in a filing to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

The facility also includes a new 300,000 tonne/year phosphoric acid unit, the fertilizer and chemical raw materials maker said.

Hubei Yihua Chemical’s overall capacity of DAP will grow to 1.26m tonnes/year following the start up of the new facility at Songzi, according to the company.

($1 = CNY6.3)

By: Rachel Yang

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