Production of plastic pipes increased in Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 18
By Kamala Mammadli – Trend:
Some 368.6 tons of plastic pipes and fittings were produced in Azerbaijan in January-June 2019, which is 5.4 times more than the same period last year, Trend reports referring to the report of the State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan.
During the first 6 months of the current year, 4,793 tons of polyethylene pipes, tubes, hoses and taps were produced in Azerbaijan, which is 7.8 percent less than the same period of 2018.
Also during the reporting period, 1,434 tons of polypropylene products of a similar nature were produced in the country (a 16-percent decrease over the year). Production of porous polystyrene boards and strips amounted to 594.4 tons, which is 9.5 percent more than last year.
During the mentioned period, the production of plastic bottles showed an increase of 2.8 times and 6.723 million units.