Loan for Liquid Helium Plant Ratified
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector member of theWorld Bank Group, has ratified a $10mn loan for the firm Helios, a joint venturebetween Sonatrach, the American firm Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APCI) andthe French company Air Liquide SA. The loan will part finance the $96mn plant tobe constructed at Bethioua near Oran, located some 400 kms. west of Algiers (MEES,23 April 1990). Helios...