Egypt President inaugurates Nitrogen Fertiliser Complex


Egypt President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has inaugurated a major Nitrogen Fertiliser Complex in Al-Ain, Al-Sokhna.

The complex, implemented by thyssenKrupp in partnership with Petrojet, includes six ‘mega factories’, including one for liquid ammonia (up to 1,200 tonnes annually), to produce nitrogenous fertilisers and marks the second phase of a project which started in December 2019.

The factories, with a total production capacity up to 1.7 million tonnes/year of phosphate, potassium and nitrogen fertilisers, serve the agricultural sector in Egypt. Surplus production will be exported to nearly 56 countries.

President El-Sisi said, “This is real industry and sustainable development – and the way to boost our national economy. We want this sector to reach $100bn annually.”

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