VTB Bank has signed an agreement with KuibyshevAzot to provide a
In addition, the bank provided a guarantee that it would return reimbursed VAT of some RUB 590 million to ensure the fulfillment of the company’s obligations to return VAT to the budget based on its Q1 2014 results. Over the past two years, the company has been a regular VTB customer for such guarantees.
Also in continuation of collaboration with KuibyshevAzot, VTB’s branch in Shanghai (China) and ammonia producer affiliates KuibyshevAzot Trading (H.K.) Co., LTD, Shanghai KuibyshevAzot Trading Co., LTD, and KuibyshevAzot Engineering Plastics (Shanghai) Co, LTD, signed loan agreements totaling $13 million. Since 2011, VTB’s office in Shanghai has provided settlement of import trade transactions and funding for current operations of KuibyshevAzot’s branches in China and Hong Kong.
First Deputy President and Chairman of the VTB Bank Management Board Yuri Soloviev said, «VTB Bank and KuibyshevAzot are connected through a
Apart from loans, VTB also provides settlement and cashier services, letter of credit payments on closed contracts, and international banking services for businesses.
KuibyshevAzot is a leading company in the Russian chemical industry. Its two major spheres of activity include:
— the production of caprolactam and its derivatives (
— the production of ammonia and nitrogen fertilizers.
KuibyshevAzot also produces process gases to satisfy the needs of its spheres of activity that can also serve as commodity products.