Some 4.5 percent of finished industrial products in warehouses falls to building materials

Business Materials 16 May 2011 15:34 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 16 / Trend A.Akhundov /

Materials worth 60.1 million manat were produced in the construction industry in Azerbaijan in January-April 2011, the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee said.

During this period, the enterprises produced 422,100 tons of cement, which is 24 percent more than in January-April 2010, 32,000 tons of gypsum plaster, which is 2.8 times more, and 239,500 cubic meters of bricks, which is 1.4 percent more, as well as 59,700 tons of asphalt, which is 68 percent less, 10,900 cubic meters of assembly and the building structures of concrete, 82,900 tons of finished concrete mixture, which is 33.1 percent less.

As of May 1, 2011 stocks of the finished products at 10.2 million manat were created at enterprises' warehouses, which comprises 4.5 percent of the finished product of all industrial sphere of the country.

The official exchange rate is 0.7907 manat to $1 on May 16.