31 May 2024 - 14:25
  • News ID: 642478
NPC Taking the Final Steps To Localize Catalysts

SHANA (TEHRAN) - Managing director of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Morteza Shahmirzaie, says that the petrochemical sector provides a lot of its needs to catalysts from within the country.

Speaking with the representatives of the NPC’s general assembly during their visit to several petrochemical complexes in Assaluyeh, he also said that NPC is taking the final steps to localize petrochemical industry catalysts production.

 He further said that Iran’s petrochemical industry was moving on the way of progress and growth by relying on its capable infrastructures.

Referring to the government’s strategy of relying on sea-oriented development, Morteza Shahmirzaie said that the petrochemical industry is being expanded across the shores of the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman which will result in diversity in the basket of petrochemical products, economic growth and employment in the area.

Elsewhere in his remarks he said that “we should be determined to move toward providing our needs from within by relying on domestic capabilities, cutting the country’s dependency to foreign-made products.”  

He told the visitors that about 550 grades of petrochemical products are being produced inside the country at the moment which by making new investments, the capacity to produce different petrochemical products will grow; consequently, not only will meet domestic needs but increase the potential for exports as well.

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