PROJECTS: Oman's Sohar Port and Freezone, Eagle Ceramics sign pact for ceramic tiles factory

Factory would be located in the freezone

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Workers observe a ceramic panel assembly line at a ceramic brick and panel factory in Vinh Yen city, outside Hanoi August 19, 2015. Vietnam's economy may post an annual growth of 6.42 percent in the third quarter ending September, barely changed from the previous period's 6.44 percent, a state-run newspaper reported recently.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Workers observe a ceramic panel assembly line at a ceramic brick and panel factory in Vinh Yen city, outside Hanoi August 19, 2015. Vietnam's economy may post an annual growth of 6.42 percent in the third quarter ending September, barely changed from the previous period's 6.44 percent, a state-run newspaper reported recently.

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SOHAR Port and Freezone said on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement with Eagle Ceramics to establish a ceramic tiles manufacturing unit in the freezone.

The frezeone said in a press statement that the $1.2 million project would be set up on a plot area of 20,000 square metres.

It said the finished products from the facility would be distributed locally as well as exported to regional markets.

(Writing by Syed Ameen Kader; Editing by Anoop Menon)

(anoop.menon@refinitiv.com)

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