Rosatom goes full scope with two major markets in the Middle East

Rosatom goes full scope with two major markets in the Middle East

Rosatom, a group of 350 subsidiaries, is only matched by China National Nuclear Corporation. Both state owned enterprises covers the full spectrum in the nuclear and conventional, both in civil and military applications, from agricultural, medicine to power generation.

Recently Rosatom unveiled two agreements signed with Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Iran: first nuclear power plants, then heathcare

Rusatom Healthcare, which responsible for nuclear medicine and radiation processing research, and Shar Parto Iranian have signed an agreement to create a network of irradiation centres in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The facilities, equipped with electron accelerators and gamma ray units, will be used to provide commercial services to sterilize pharmaceutical, cosmetic and medical products, as well as food products.

The document was signed by Denis Cherednichenko, CEO of Rusatom Healthcare, and Seyedreza Rafiee, CEO of Shar Parto Iranian in Sochi during Atomexpo.


Saudi Arabia: Energy and Isotopes production

Rosatom MENA, the regional center of ROSATOM in the Middle East and North Africa, and the Saudi-based Sumou Holding Company, one of the world’s largest specialized energy and construction companies, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) across a wide range of areas of expertise, such as implementation of wind power generation projects, including construction and maintenance of wind farms in Saudi Arabia; supply of security systems for infrastructure facilities; supply of isotope products for non-destructive testing and other uses, supply of pumping equipment for municipal and industrial use and possible local set-up in Saudi Arabia and similarly for other areas of mutual interest. Rosatom MENA opened in 2016, based in Dubai, UAE. Sumou Holding is an institutional investor that focuses on creating growth in business sectors strategically important to Saudi Arabia’s future including real estate, construction, energy, mining and renewables.

The document was signed by the Director of Rosatom MENA, Alexander Voronkov, on Russian side, and the Chief Executive Officer of Sumou Holding, Saeed Salem Al Nahdi, on the Saudi side.

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Arnaud Lefevre

Arnaud Lefevre is the Chief Executive Officer of Dynatom International. Arnaud is in charge of the international development of the business portfolio.