Umirzak Shukeyev, the Chairman of the Board of Samruk-Kazyna JSC and Zhenis Osserbay, the Chairman of the Board of United chemical company LLP (hereinafter - UCC) met with a delegation of the leading global company in the chemical industry BASF (Germany), headed by Mr.Markus Kramer, the President of the Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Russia and CIS region on the 21st of August, 2017 in Astana. The Memorandum of cooperation and partnership was signed between UCC LLP and BASF Central Asia LLP (hereinafter - BASF) in the framework of the meeting that provides for:
- Cooperation in the development of recommendations according to laboratory results of grain quality on the basis of UCC "Organization of laboratory-analytical complex";
- the organization of events to raise the local markets awareness about the BASF and the UCC joint products;
- the products markets cooperative development of the chemical industry on ongoing areas of cooperation.
The parties noted that cooperation between UCC and BASF will give an additional impetus to the chemical industry development in Kazakhstan and will be the basis for the technology gap bridging in the international principles and the domestic agrochemical production standards implementation.
United chemical company LLP, established in 2009 by the Board of Directors decision of National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna JSC dated 28 November 2008 pursuant to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan instructions.Presently, UCC LLP - the operator in the Kazakhstan petrochemical industry development for ensuring diversification, modernization and the petrochemical and chemical sector sustainable development through the investments attraction and the small and medium-sized businesses support.
BASF is a leading global company in the chemical industry. The BASF portfolio includes a wide range of business areas: the production of chemical products, plastics, building materials, agricultural products, molecular chemistry products, crude oil and natural gas processing. BASF develops the new technologies and uses them to open additional market opportunities.