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Azerbaijan scales up polyethylene production in Jan. 2021

Business Materials 18 February 2021 16:21
Azerbaijan scales up polyethylene production in Jan. 2021

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 18

By Fidan Babayeva - Trend:

Some 17,900 tons of polyethylene were produced in Azerbaijan in January 2021, which is by 45.5 percent more than in the same month of 2020, Trend reports citing the report of the Azerbaijani State Statistical Committee.

According to the committee, 100 tons of methanol were produced in the reporting month.

Moreover, the country produced 17,900 tons of ethylene, which is growth of 39 percent compared to January 2020.

Production of the main types of chemical products in Azerbaijan:

Chemicals

Jan. 2021

Compared to Jan.2020 (%)

Nitrogen (cubic meters)

1.9 million

-0.2

Polyethylene (tons)

17,900

45.5

Propylene (tons)

13,600

25.9

Methanol (methyl alcohol) (tons)

100

0.2

Paints and varnishes (tons)

1.7 million

106.3

Iodine (tons)

15

11.1

Oxygen (cubic meters)

1.3 million

438

Ethylene (tons)

17,900

39.8

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