Amount of production in metallurgical industry in Azerbaijan increased by 53.2 percent
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 21 /. Trend H. Veliyev /
In January-May, metallurgical industry of Azerbaijan produced products worth 24,7 million manat, which is 53.2 percent more compared to the same period of 2009, the State Statistics Committee said.
Ready metal products during this period were made in the amount of 43.8 million manat, which is relation 3,9 percent more compared to the last year.
During the reported period 56,400 tons of steel castings were produced, which is 2.7 times more than the same period of last year.
The amount of reinforcement was 57,300 tons, which is 2 times more than in January-May of last year. Production of iron casting was 610,700 tons, which is 17.6 percent less than the same period of 2009.
Amount of production of wires and cables made of ferrous metals reached 361.4 tons, which is 3.7 times more than in January-May of 2009.
Some 14,700 tons steel pipes were produced, which is 8.7 times more than the same period of 2009.
Amount of export of semi-finished products made from ferrous metal, as a result of four months of 2010 amounted to 45,600 tons (in the amount of 18.8 million dollars), which is 3,6 times (in monetary terms in 1,3 times) more compared with the same period of 2009.
Amount of export of angles and channels made from ferrous metal in January-April amounted to 15,600 tons (more than $ 7.3 million dollars), which is 0.1 percent more (in the amount 0.5 per cent less) compared to the similar figure of 2009.
During January-April the amount of exported pipes made from ferrous metal was more than 10,000 tons (in the amount of over 7.6 million dollars), which is 15.8 times (in monetary terms in 8.9 times) compared with corresponding figures of 2009.