Minister of Cooperation, Labor and Social Welfare said: Petrochemical project of Kimia Andimeshk is being implemented at the height of the country’s investment deficit and we will make every effort to make the investment in this area bear fruit.
According to Isna, Mohammad Shariatmadari said today at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kimia Andimshek Petrochemical Project: In the sixth development plan, 770 thousand billion Tomans were to be invested in order to achieve an average economic growth of eight percent, and according to these statistics, the annual rate of Reduce unemployment by 0.8%. In this context, due to the pressures, the economic growth was not achieved to the extent that was intended.
The Minister of Cooperation, Labor and Social Welfare continued: Today, the population of the country is a young population, and more than 4 million and 500 thousand young people are studying in the country’s universities, and these people need jobs.
Shariatmadari clarified: skill enhancement among the youth is not complete, and most of the unemployed people in the country do not have enough technical skills, and the officials should solve the problem of youth skills together with each other.
He stated that we support the implementation of projects that lead to the creation of new jobs in the country, and said: Considering that in the past, the payment of self-employment loans did not lead to real employment, now we will apply control to To witness the creation of real employment in the country
Gholamreza Shariati, the governor of Khuzestan, pointed out that the path of development in Khuzestan is moving, and stated: There are educated and trained young people in different cities of the province, and the inherent talent in different fields in the province should be exploited. It is necessary to move more and faster and make up for the setbacks.
Referring to the importance of the Kimia Petrochemical Project, the governor of Khuzestan said: This large and high-tech project, whose product is valuable, currently has a buyer for use and consumption. We are trying to advance the production of one million tons of products in this region in different phases.
Fereydon Hassanvand, the representative of Andimshek people in the parliament, also pointed to the special geographical conditions of Andimshek city and stated: There are Karkheh Dam, Dez Dam and two power plants next to this city. The transit road in the north and south corridor of the country and the connection of the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf passes through Andimshek, and the country’s railway lines stand out as the axis of development in Andimshek for more than 80 years.
Referring to the beginning of follow-ups for Kimia Petrochemical since last year, Hasanvand said: Kimia Petrochemical needs at least 500 million dollars in foreign currency. The operating bank was identified and the feed permit for this petrochemical was obtained from the Ministry of Petroleum and Petrochemicals several months ago, and good measures have been taken in the water, electricity, gas and infrastructure issues. Also, the implementation of Kimia Petrochemical Project has started 4 months ago.
According to Isna, the annual petrochemical production capacity of Kimia Andimeshk is 200,000 tons of MEG and 25,000 tons of EG mixture, and the required amount of gas is equal to 550,000 cubic meters per day. Currently, 40,000 hectares of land have been allocated for the implementation of phase one of this petrochemical, and the amount of water required by this company is 270 cubic meters, which will be supplied from the sources of the Dez River. The amount of electricity required for this petrochemical plant is estimated at 16 megawatts. The contractor and buyer of the product is Kimia Andimeshk Petrochemical Company, Wuhan, China.
The duration of the first phase of this plan is estimated to be 48 months and it will be implemented with an investment cost of 500 million dollars. During the construction of this company, temporary employment will be created for more than 3,000 people, and after operation, it will create employment for 400 people.