Silicon processing plant launches in Dornogobi

2018-07-02 17:03:36
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A silicon extraction and processing plant launched in Saikhandulaan soum of Dornogobi aimag on July 1. The first factory to process and export silicon was constructed by the Japanese Megatech Corporation subsidiary in Mongolia.

The plant based on deposits with 400 years of reserve has a capacity of processing 3600-4800 tons of silicon annually.

President of the Megatech Corporation Shigeru Nagao said that the company is planning to export the silicon to Japan, Korea and China. The company is also aiming to increase the production capacity in the future.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia Takaoka Masato in addressing the ceremony, emphasized that the Japan-Mongolia Economic Partnership Agreement concluded two years ago is encouraging bilateral business cooperation.