The Heineken brewery in Irkutsk plans to increase the barley acreage in the Irkutsk Region 5.5. times to fully provide their production with the locally produced cereal used to prepare malt.
The china investors planned to build the methanol production plant in the Irkutsk Region as it was told by Chou Rongguang, Secretary General of the Association of China-Russia Cooperation during the East Oil & Gas Forum in Vladivostok.
Russia and Japan are about to start joint production of crude oil at one of the fields in Irkutsk Region, Eastern Siberia, Kyodo reported on Wednesday referring to Japanese oil and gas company Inpex.
Sinopec, a Chinese petrochemical corporation, considers the possibility of building a natural gas processing plant in Sayansk, Irkutsk Region. The plant resource base will be the largest Kovyktinskoye field. It was reported by Sergey Levchenko, the Region’s Governor, in his interview with TASS.
The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia received an application from the Chinese company Beijing Gas Group to purchase a stake in Verkhnechonskneftegaz (VCNG) of Rosneft, as reported by Andrey Yunak, Head of the FAS Foreign Investment Control Department, to RIA Novosti.
China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) and China National Electric Equipment Corporation (CNEEC) are ready to invest in the construction of a mining and concentration complex at the Zashikhinsk deposit of rare-earth metals. The Chinese companies signed a respective memorandum with CJSC Technoinvest Alliance developing the deposit. The Zashikhinsk deposit of rare-earth metals is a large deposit of tantalum and niobium ores located in the Nizhneudinsk District of the Irkutsk Region. Its reserves are estimated at 33.5 mln tons of ore with high values of niobium and tantalum.