Construction materials production in Azerbaijan grow nearly by 8%
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 17
By Abbas Akhundov - Trend:
In January 2014, the companies dealing with production of construction materials in Azerbaijan, produced goods worth 23.2 million manats, which is 7.8 percent more than the figures for 2013, according to a report from Azerbaijan State Statistics Committee.
In January 2014 the companies produced 164.9 tons of cement (annual growth of 41.5 percent), 9,300 tons of plaster (down 52 percent) and 63,800 tons of ready-mixed concrete (a decrease of 25.4 percent), according to the report.
The production of concrete building structures has doubled, reaching 5.3 million tons, the production of recycled marble, travertine, alabaster and their products increased by 61.7 percent to 686.6 tons.
The official exchange rate for February 17 is 0.7844 AZN/USD.
Translated be E.A.
Edited by C.N.