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Moroccan phosphate producer, OCP Group, expects a projected $1.3 billion ammonia plant in Nigeria to start producing towards the end of  2023. 

The plant which would be built in the oil-rich South-Eastern Nigeria is part of OCP’s push to step up investment in phosphates-based fertilisers in Africa.

The factory which is expected to deliver an annual production capacity of 750,000 tonnes of ammonia and 1 million tonnes of fertilisers, would export ammonia to Morocco’s plant in Jorf Lasfar, while Morocco would supply phosphoric acid to make fertiliser.

Read More: Reuters

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