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Azerbaijan increases building gypsum production

Business Materials 27 March 2020 13:06
Azerbaijan increases building gypsum production

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 27

By Eldar Janashvili - Trend:

Construction materials worth 587.2 million manat were produced in Azerbaijan from January through February 2020, which is 4.9 percent less than in the same period in 2019, Trend reports citing the State Statistics Committee.

The volume of building gypsum production in the two months amounted to 700 tons (2.3 times growth), building bricks – 70,700 cubic meters (an increase of 2.2 percent), ready-mixed concrete – 225,800 tons (an increase of 13, 7 percent), processed marble, travertine and alabaster and products from them - 1.77 million tons (an increase of 22.6 percent), prefabricated concrete structures – 9,300 cubic meters (an increase of 10.7 percent).

Azerbaijan saw a decline in the production of asphalt - by 5.5 percent (25,900 tons), cement - by 19.8 percent (0.41 million tons), building blocks and bricks made of cement, artificial stone or concrete – 10,900 tons (2.6 times decline), asphalt – 25,900 tons (5.5 percent decline).

Products

Production from January through February 2020

Changes compared to the period from January through February 2019 (in percent)

Volume of finished products in warehouses

Cement (thousand tons)

410.6

80.2

68.5

Building gypsum (thousand tons)

0.7

230.0

0.1

Building limestone (thousand tons)

4.9

86.0

3.5

Building blocks and bricks (thousand tons)

10.9

38.0

45.1

Prefabricated concrete building structures (thousand cubic meters)

9.3

110.7

3.7

Asphalt (thousand tons)

25.9

94.5

0.1

Building brick (thousand cubic meters)

70.7

102.2

14.5

Concrete mix (thousand tons)

225.8

113.7

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Processed marble, travertine, alabaster (tons)

1768.5

122.6

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