Ferrosilicon and ferrosilicon manganese will be produced at Azerbaijan’s Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park (SCIP) starting from the second half of 2017, said the Azerbaijani Economy Ministry June 13.
Construction of a plant has already begun by the Baku Non-Ferrous Metals & Ferroalloys Company, said the ministry.
The plant is planned to produce 20,000 tons of ferrosilicon and 36,000 tons of ferrosilicon manganese annually.
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree to create the Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park in December 2011. The Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park now includes the following residents: Azertexnolayn, SOCAR Polymer, Azerfloat, Azerbaijan Fibro Cement, SIKA, Baku Non-Ferrous Metals & Ferroalloys Company and MST Engineering.