Speaking at the 14th Iran Petrochemical Forum,
Shahmirzaei stated that the National Petrochemical Company is the leader and
policy maker of the development of the petrochemical industry, and it puts the
correct directions of development before the industry's activists to complete
the value chain.
He also revealed that the Minister of Petroleum
has mandated that all catalysts in the petrochemical industry be localized by
the end of the 13th administration.
Shahmirzaei confirmed that with the power of
Iranian scientists, they have been recognized as a major exporter of catalysts,
producing much higher quality products than those produced under foreign
Shahmirzaei stressed that the petrochemical
industry is 100% operated by the private sector and that industry activists are
obliged to work in line with the directions of the National Petrochemical Company
as a specialized parent company.
The document on the development and completion of
the value chain of the petrochemical industry was also unveiled, and
Shahmirzaei stated that all developers and holdings will move in line with this