Production of Construction Materials Increases in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku 16 February / corr Trend S.Babayeva / In January to February 2008 the output volume of non-metallic mineral material in Azerbaijan increased the State Statistics Committee reported. The increase was observed in the production of construction elements (13.5%), concrete mixture (16.9%) and asphalt (2.8 times). At present, 90.2% of the construction materials are produced through the private sector.
|Type of Production||Volume of Output In January to February 2008||% Versus the Corresponding Period of 2007||Finished Commodity Reserves for 1 March 2008|
|Production of Cement, Lime, and Gypsum|
|Cement (ths tons)||175,5||94||17,4|
|Constructional Gypsum (ths tons)||826||36,2||1303,6|
|Constructional Limestone (ths tons)||76,4||148,6||9,6|
|Cement Constructions (ths cu m)||8,4||113,5||5,1|
|Cement/Concrete Constructional Blocks (ths tons)||1 273,6||109,6||263,2|
|Finished Concrete Mix (ths tons)||273,4||116,9||-|
|Asbestos-Cement Slabs (Slates) (ths Square meters)||45,5||2,8 раза||-|
In 2007 the number of employees in this sphere made up 8,277 people, or up by 42.5% as compared to the same period of 2007. The average salary rate of employees comprised AZN 250.6.