Thursday 30 June 2016

Andhra Pradesh govt signs deal for $10k crore fertiliser plant

The Andhra Pradesh government has signed an MoU with a three-nation consortium of China Huanqin Contracting and Engineering Corporation, LEPL Ventures Private Limited and Isomeric Holdings to set up a gas-based fertilizer project at Krishnapatanam with an investment of Rs 10,183 crore. The MoU was signed during Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s ongoing visit to China, wherein he was
participating in the World Economic Forum’s 10th annual meeting of New Champions in Tianjin.

This project will help generate 5,000 thousand jobs. ChinaHuanqiu, headquartered in Beijing, is an affiliate of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). Isomeric Holdingsis a Malaysian company with expertise in gas-based manufacturing projects while LEPL is a Vijayawada-based infrastructure company that also runs an airline.

Chandrababu presented him a brief on the emerging business opportunities in the state as the government intended to make it a logistics hub.

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