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Mdhila 2 Triple Super Phosphate Fertilizer Production (Tunisia)


Titre : Mdhila 2 Triple Super Phosphate Fertilizer Production (Tunisia)

Pays de réalisation : Tunisie

Date d’accord du prêt : 19/06/2013

Bénéficiaire : Groupe Chimique Tunisien (GCT)

Objectifs _ The project aims at increasing the production of high value fertilizer in Tunisia, and reducing the emissions of harmful gasses and dust resulting from the transfer and conversion of phosphate ore into triple super phosphate (TSP) fertilizer. This will be accomplished through the construction of a new production plant in Mdhila. The project also aims at utilizing the thermal energy resulting from the manufacturing process to generate electricity, providing new employment opportunities, and improving the economic situation in the project area.

The project, which is expected to be completed by the end of the second quarter of 2015, comprises of all the civil works necessary for the preparation and processing of the site, as well as the supply, installation and operation of sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid and TSP fertilizer production units. It also includes the equipment and supplies needed to utilizing the resulting energy from the manufacturing process to generate electricity and to reduce emission of harmful gases and dust. The project also includes basic services, storage units, maintenance workshops and buildings, and the necessary consultancy services for the design of the project, the supervision of its implementation, as well as the training of the employees.

Coût du projet : KD 114.8 million

Montant du prêt : KD 22.0 million
(*) 1 KD is equivalant to about 3.6 US Dollars

Financement : The Arab Fund’s loan covers about 19% of the total project cost. The European Investment Bank contributes to the financing of the project with a loan equivalent to about KD 53 million (about 46%). The GCT will cover the remaining cost of the project and any additional cost that may arise

Présentation : AFESD

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