Country for PR: China
Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Wednesday, March 25 2020 - 20:11
Sinopec Joins Global Fight Against COVID-19, Shipping Over 10,000 Tonnes of Disinfectant
BEIJING, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, Sinopec Corp (HKG: 0386), China's 
leading energy and chemical company, has shown support and solidarity to the 
international community by supplying 10,256 tonnes of much-needed bleaching 
powder to countries grappling with an outbreak. To date, Sinopec Jianghan Salt 
& Chemical Complex has shipped bleaching powder to more than ten affected 
countries, including Italy, France, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand and 

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With the global pandemic spreading, demand for disinfectants—an essential 
product for epidemic prevention and control—is skyrocketing. Based in Hubei, 
China, Sinopec Jianghan Salt & Chemical Complex has overcome vast hurdles to 
help protect the world during these unprecedented times. Despite having a 
limited workforce, logistical restrictions and pressing domestic needs, Sinopec 
Jianghan Salt & Chemical Complex is working tirelessly to rise above these 
challenges and meet global demand for disinfectant.

The largest manufacturer of bleaching powder in Asia, Sinopec Jianghan Salt & 
Chemical Complex holds over 30% of the global market share and has a strong 
reputation in the market. Every year, the company exports products to over 80 
countries and regions, including Europe, America, Australia and Russia. With 
ten bleaching powder production plants, annual production capacity of Sinopec 
Jianghan Salt & Chemical Complex is designed to reach up to 54,000 tonnes. 
Sinopec Jianghan Salt & Chemical Complex's plants are currently operating at 
full capacity, and the company has adjusted operations and production loads to 
meet the sharp increase in demand. At present, bleaching powder products from 
Sinopec Jianghan Salt & Chemical Complex have a best-in-class production yield 
rate of 100% and a premium production quality rate of 90%.

About Sinopec Corp. 

Sinopec Corp. is one of the largest integrated energy and chemical companies in 
China. Its principal operations include the exploration, production, 
transportation and sale of petroleum and natural gas, petrochemical and coal 
chemical products, synthetic fiber, fertilizer and other chemical products, as 
well as other commodities and technologies. In addition, Sinopec is engaged in 
the research, development and application of energy technologies. With a 
corporate mission of "fueling beautiful life," Sinopec pursues strategies of 
value-orientation, innovation-driven development, integrated resource 
allocation, open cooperation and green and low-carbon growth to build a 
world-leading energy and chemical company.

Source: Sinopec