S.Korea's Samsung Engineering wins $840 mln order in Bolivia

SEOUL Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:09am EDT

SEOUL Aug 14 (Reuters) - Samsung Engineering Co said in a statement on Tuesday it has won an order for a $843 million fertilizer plant from Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB), Bolivia's state-owned oil company.

The South Korean construction & engineering company said the project is the first it has won in Latin America. The plant is expected to be completed in 2015. (Reporting By Joyce Lee; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)