25 Apr 2024 16:20

Ukraine's Sumykhimprom resumes production of fertilizers - industry agency

MOSCOW. April 25 (Interfax) - State-owned PJSC Sumykhimprom, the only producer of titanium dioxide in Ukraine, has resumed operations after a long pause, Ukrainian media reported, citing the Infoindustry agency.

"Raw materials were purchased and production of the first products began in the spring of 2024. The first commercial product, ammonium sulfate, was received this week, on April 21-22. The goods are already being shipped to customers from the plant's warehouse," the statement said.

The plant intends to produce nitrogen-phosphorus and complex three-component fertilizers. The manufacturer has already purchased ammonia and sulfur and is at the stage of purchasing phosphorites and potash ores.

"The new management of Sumykhimprom PJSC is open to cooperation with distributors and partners in order to revive the titanium giant," the statement said.

Sumykhimprom is one of the largest Ukrainian enterprises producing complex mineral fertilizers, titanium dioxide, sulfuric acid and other types of inorganic chemical products. The company had ceased operations for an extended period after operating for a time at a loss.

The company is managed by the State Property Fund of Ukraine.