BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 27
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
The volume of raw and unrefined sulfur output amounted to 2.9 million tons in Kazakhstan from January through September 2021, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
The data said that this is a 1.8-percent increase in comparison to the same period of 2020. This volume also includes sulfur extraction volumes.
In turn, the volume of sulfur output in September 2021 stood at 314,400 tons, which is 8.7 percent more than in September 2020.
The report also said that marble and limestone stone production amounted to 380,100 million tons over nine months of 2021, which compared with the same period last year, is a decrease of 5.2 percent.
In turn, marble and limestone production in September amounted to 47,900 cubic meters, which is 21.3 percent more compared to September 2020.
The production of granite, sandstone, and stone for monuments amounted to 4.06 million cubic meters from January through September 2021 and 454,200 cubic meters in September alone, which is 23.9 percent and 33.2 percent less than during the same period of last year.
Production of chalk and non-calcined dolomite amounted to 1.5 million tons over nine months and 172,200 tons in September 2021, which is 9.8 percent more and 20.6 percent more than during the same period of last year.
The committee said that asbestos production amounted to 187,100 tons over nine months of 2021 (an increase of 11.1 percent), while the production of salt, sodium chloride, and sea salt amounted to 703,031 tons, which is 23 percent less than during the same period of last year.
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