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Petrochemical Industries Co inks deal with Kuwaiti Farmers Union

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KUWAIT CITY, Feb 3: The Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) signed on Thursday a contract with the Kuwaiti Farmers Union to supply quantities of urea fertilizer to be available in the local market. PIC said in a press statement that the contract includes the supply of 75 tons of urea (granular), as a start of cooperation, starting from this February and next March, at an appropriate shipping and transportation cost. It added that the contract comes within the framework of joint cooperation and confirms the company’s role in supporting agriculture and local farmers.

It stated that the company had contacted the National Corporation for Chemical Fertilizers in Bahrain to ship and transport the urea product (granular) from the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company factory to produce fertilizers in Bahrain, at an appropriate shipping and transportation cost. The contract was signed on behalf of PIC Director of Fertilizer Marketing and Supply Operations Abeer Marafi, while it was signed on behalf of the Kuwait Farmers Union, the head of the union, Muhammad Al-Otaibi, (KUNA).