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Cablegate: Koch Nitrogen Interested in Trinidad and Tobago Market And

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SUBJECT: KOCH NITROGEN INTERESTED IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO MARKET AND
HESITANT ON VENEZUELA

SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED; PLEASE PROTECT ACCORDINGLY

1. (SBU) SUMMARY: In a February 28 meeting with the Ambassador,
Business Development Advisor for Koch Nitrogen expressed interest in
further business opportunities in Trinidad and Tobago, citing the
stable economic and political environment as attractive. By
contrast, the Koch representative expressed concern about its
investments in Venezuela and stated that his firm was in
negotiations to sell two of its three units there. END SUMMARY.

2. (SBU) Tony Parra, Business )wOQYx

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