Guwlyduz plant of the Türkmenhimiýa (Turkmen Chemicals) State Concern, located in Balkan velayat’s Turkmenbashy etrap, produced 56,146 tons of salt in the first seven months of 2021, fulfilling the production plan by 103%, the country’s official media reported on Monday.
Guwlyduz plant fulfilled the plan for the production of granular salt for the period by 105.3%, according to the report.
In January-July period of this year, the enterprise delivered around 11,300 tons of iodized table salt to trade outlets of the country.
The enterprise produces table salt and technical salt. The technical salt produced at the plant is widely used in the fuel and energy sector of the country for refining petroleum products.
The products of the plant are also used in the textile industry when dyeing yarn in different colors. In addition, technical salt is widely used during the heating season and in other spheres of economy.
The Guwlyduz plant ranks first in the production of salt in Central Asia and fourth in the world.