Azerbaijan increases construction material production
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.27
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
The companies engaged in building material production in Azerbaijan, produced goods worth 366.9 million manat in January-October 2015, or 9.9 percent more than in the same period of 2014, according to the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee's report.
During this period, Azerbaijan produced 2.28 million tons of cement (a 12.6-percent decrease versus the same period of 2014), 591 tons of glass fiber (twofold increase), 160,400 metric tons of gypsum plaster (a 1.1-percent growth), the report said.
Azerbaijan also produced 814,200 metric tons of ready-mixed concrete (a 41.5 percent decrease), 359,900 metric tons of asphalt (a 4.3 percent growth), 19,500 cubic meters of precast concrete building structures (a 34.8 percent decrease), 10,500 metric tons of processed marble, travertine, alabaster and items made of them (a 2.5 times growth).
In October 2015, Azerbaijan commissioned 163,580 square meters of housing against 185,840 square meters, commissioned in the same month last year, according to the State Statistics Committee.
Since the beginning of 2015, Azerbaijan commissioned about 1.49 million square meters of housing, which is 9.4 percent less than the same period in 2014