Angola: Sal do Sal company expects to produce 6,000 tonnes of salt in 2008

4 June 2008

Namibe, Angola, 4 June – Angolan company Sal do Sol, based in Namibe, expects to produce 6,000 tonnes of salt in 2008, after producing 5,500 tonnes in 2007, Fernando Gomes Solinho told Angolan news agency Angop.

Gomes Solinho added that, from October 2007 to April of this year, there was production of 500 tonnes, against 300 in the same period of 2007, due to a small amount of rainfall.

He also said that the company had average quarterly production of 500 tonnes of salt, noting that the first quarter of the year was always more productive due to ideal wind and temperatures.

Solinho said that Sal do Sol had transported its products to the provinces of Huíla, Huambo, Kuando Kubango and Cunene.

The Sal do Sol salt facility was set up in 1993 and has an installed capacity of 6,000 tonnes of salt per year. (macauhub)