Garabogazkarbamid Plant, the large urea and ammonia plant in the city of Garabogaz in Turkmenistan’s western velayat of Balkan, has produced 766,500 tons of urea, concentrated nitrogen fertilizer, over the past eight months of this year, Balkan newspaper reported on Tuesday.
According to the report, since the beginning of the year, the production rate of the enterprise has increased more than three times.
During the period, Garabogazkarbamid has also produced 383 tons of sodium sulfate, which is 3.6 times more compared to the same period last year.
In accordance with the signed agreements, the enterprise, along with the production of urea fertilizers with the Made in Turkmenistan logo, is also supplying sodium sulfate to domestic markets and abroad.
The plant's annual production capacity is 1.155 million tons of urea and 660 thousand tons of synthetic ammonia. Natural gas is the main raw material of the plant. The favorable geographical location of the enterprise on the Caspian coast allows the plant to export its products to global markets via sea and rail links.