Azerbaijan sees increase in production of fertilizers

Economy Materials 27 March 2023 16:59 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijan sees increase in production of fertilizers
Sadraddin Aghjayev
Sadraddin Aghjayev
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 27. A total of 143,594 tons of chemicals worth $54.09 million were produced in Azerbaijan from January through February 2023, Azerbaijan's State Customs Committee told Trend.

According to the committee, this figure decreased almost by 5.62 percent in value terms, while in quantity terms it increased by 7.8 percent compared to the same period of the previous year.

It was noted that polyethylene production increased by 3.62 percent, to 24,492 tons, while propylene production grew by 2 times, to 23,617 tons.

Furthermore, the volume of production of nitrogen fertilizers amounted to about 59,655 tons, which is 23.4 percent more than in the same period last year.

Production of chemicals in Azerbaijan:


from January through February 2023

Difference between 2023 and 2022 (from January through February)

Nitrogen fertilizers

59,654 tons

23.38 percent


24,492 tons

3.6 percent


23,617 tons

104.2 percent