This was stated by Sinoma International Chairman Song Shoushan during Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's meeting with executives of Sinoma International Engineering Co Ltd and India LNVT in Beijing, according to an official release issued here.

Briefing Naidu, Shoushan said that his company supplies equipment to 170 cement plants all over the world.

He said that China's cement production capacity is 3.5 billion metric tonnes, to which Sinoma is a major contributor.

Sinoma International Engineering Company Ltd, which operates in the equipment manufacturing and supply and engineering sector, expressed its interest in investing in cement and wind energy projects in Andhra Pradesh.

The AP CM expressed his happiness over the interest the Chinese industrial group showed in investing in India.

Naidu said that Andhra Pradesh has the largest limestone reserve in the country which could boost Sinoma's chances to set up its cement facility, the release said.

He said that Andhra Pradesh's new capital Amaravati would need a lot construction activity and would have a large appetite for cement consumption.

The AP CM explained about the single-desk system and country-specific desks that AP offers to foreign investors.

Later, he extended an invitation to the Sinoma group to visit sites in Andhra Pradesh and inform other investors in China about the potential for investments in Andhra Pradesh, the release said.

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