Chemical industry

The biggest producer of mineral fertilizers in Uzbekistan Open Joint Stock Company “Navoiazot” functions in the province; it also produces synthetic fiber “nitron”, resins, caustic soda, acetum and methanol. Building of a new nitric complex for production of 550 thousand tons of ammonia and 450 thousand tons of carbamide per year on the basis of the enterprise during 5 years is planned.

Uzbek-Panamanian Joint Venture Closed Joint Stock Company “Electrokhimzavod” also functions in the province and it is the only specialized enterprise in Central Asia for production of protective chemicals for plants. The enterprise also produces iodized table salt and superphosphates for field works.