China’s Xinjiang Xin Lian Xin Chemical builds fertilizer project

02 April 2012 04:06  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Xinjiang Xin Lian Xin Chemical has started construction of its fertilizer project at Manas in Xinjiang province, according to a report on the local Manas government’s website over the weekend.

The project includes a 280,000 tonne/year synthesis ammonia plant, a 480,000 tonne/year urea plant, a 100,000 tonne/year melamine plant and a 150,000 compound fertilizer plant, the report said.

The company is investing yuan (CNY) 2.8bn ($444m) into the project, which is expected to be brought on stream in October 2013, it said.

The company broke ground on the project on 30 March, according to the newsletter.

Xinjiang Xin Lian Xin Chemical is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Henan XLX Fertilizer.

($1 = CNY6.30)

By: Adele Zhu

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