Amount of production in metallurgical industry in Azerbaijan increased by third
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 13 /. Trend H. Veliyev /
In January-October, metallurgical industry of Azerbaijan produced products and rendered services worth 135.8 million manat, the State Statistics Committee said.
Amount of production in metallurgical industry in Azerbaijan increased by 26.9 percent, finished metal products during this period decreased by 6 percent.
During the reported period 94,900 tons of steel casting were produced, which is 2.1 times more than the same period of last year.
Amount of production of reinforcement reached 105,400 tons, which is 7.9 percent more than in January-October of 2009.
Amount of production of wires and cables made of ferrous metals reached 933,800 tons, which is 3.8 times more than in January- October of 2009.
Production of iron castings was 855,300 tons, which is 44.8 percent less than the same period of 2009.
Some 30,600 tons steel pipes were produced, which is 7.6 times more than the same period of 2009.
Amount of export of semi-finished products made from ferrous metal, as a result of nine months of 2010 exceeded 81,100 tons (in the amount of over 37.8 million dollars), which is 11.9 times (in monetary terms in 14.4times) more compared with the same period of 2009.
Amount of export of angles and channels made from ferrous metal in January-September amounted to over 42,600 tons (more than $ 19.6 million dollars), which is 77.4 percent more (in the amount 74 percent more) compared to the similar figure of 2009.
During January-September the amount of exported pipes made from ferrous metal was more than 30,400 tons (in the amount of over 24.1 million dollars), which is 7 times (in monetary terms in 3.1 times) more compared with corresponding figures of 2009.