Headquartered in Beijing, China, Sinochem Group was founded in 1950. It is a state-owned enterprise, one of China’s four largest state oil companies, a leading chemical service provider, one of the largest agricultural inputs (fertiliser, seed and agrochemicals) companies and an integrated modern agricultural service operator. Sinochem Group has established five strategic business units: energy, chemicals, agriculture, real estate and finance. It operates more than 300 subsidiaries around the world. It holds a controlling stake in a number of listed companies, including Sinochem International, Sinofert and China Jinmao. Sinochem Group has over 50,000 staff around the world.