Saudi-based Advanced Petrochemical Company, a key manufacturer of polypropylene products, said its subsidiary, Advanced Global Investment Company (AGIC), has signed off-take agreements for the sale of polypropylene with two US-based groups - Vinmar International and Tricon Dry Chemicals - and Mitsubishi Corporation of Japan.
As per the long-term deal, AGIC will supply 250,000 metric tonnes per annum of polypropylene each to Vinmar and Tricon Dry Chemicals, while Mitsubishi will get 120,000 MT, stated Advanced Petrochemical Company in its filing to Saudi Tadawul.
The supply of the entire polypropylene stock will be done from its Advanced Polyolefins Company (APOC) facility in Jubail Industrial City set up as a joint venture with South Korea’s SK Gas Petrochemical, it stated.
Once operational, the APOC plant will have the capacity to produce 800,000 metric tonne per annum of polypropylene.
AGIC said these agreements will be effective from the date of commercial operations of APOC until December 31, 2028.