BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 24. The volume of raw and unrefined sulfur output amounted to 1.3 million tons in Kazakhstan from January through April 2022, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
The output resulted in a 3.5-percent increase in comparison to the same period of 2021. This volume also includes sulfur extraction volumes.
In turn, the volume of sulfur output in April 2022 stood at 316,900 tons, which is 4.5 percent less than in April 2021.
The report also said that marble and limestone stone production amounted to 323,300 million tons over four months of 2022, which compared with the same period last year, is an increase of 2.1 times.
In turn, marble and limestone production in April amounted to 102,100 cubic meters, which is 73.3 percent more compared to April 2021.
The production of granite, sandstone, and stone for monuments amounted to 1.8 million cubic meters from January through April 2022 and 523,700 cubic meters in April alone, which is 43 percent more and 6.6 percent more than during the same period of last year.
Production of chalk and non-calcined dolomite amounted to 431,400 tons over four months of 2022 and 91,200 tons in April 2022, which is 33.1 percent less and 47.9 percent less than during the same period of last year.
The committee said that asbestos production amounted to 73,400 tons over four months of 2022 (a decrease of 9.8 percent), while the production of salt, sodium chloride, and sea salt amounted to 214,469 tons, which is 7.6 percent more than during the same period of last year.
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