Six Chinese firms sign Venezuelan desalination deal

The Venezuelan government has signed agreements with six Chinese companies to install water desalination plants at coastal sites in the Latin American country.

The three-stage process at the heart of the deals will achieve the best technical standards on water desalination, according to Venezuela’s minister of planning and knowledge, Ricardo Menendez,

The first stage includes the building of plants in the coastal states. The second stage is the development of service centres for Venezuela and some Caribbean countries and stage three will cover research on water desalination.