Azerbaijan, Baku /corr Trend S.Babayeva / In January to February 2007 the volume of output of nonmetallic mineral matters in Azerbaijan increased by 18.5% At present, 93.8% of the constructional materials fall to the private sector, Trend reports.
|Type of Production||Volume of OutputIn January to February 2007||% Versus the Corresponding Period of 2006||Finished Commodity Reserves for 1 March 2007|
|Production of Cement, Lime, and Gypsum|
|Cement (ths. tons)||191,7||115,2||13|
|Constructional Gypsum (ths. tons)||2759,4||60,7||178,7|
|Constructional Limestone (ths. tons)||34||13,1||4,6|
|Cement Constructions (ths. cu m)||5,5||2,8||1,7|
|Cement/Concrete Constructional Blocks (ths. tons)||1360,6||2,9||693,4|
|Finished Concrete Mix (ths. tons)||190,7||82,8||-|
|Asbestos-Cement Slabs (Slates) (ths. Square meters)||210,3||3,9||395,3|
|Constructional bricks (ths. cu m)||56,6||193,8||15,5|
In January 2007 the number of people employed in this field reached 5,785 persons, over 8.9% more than the corresponding period of last year. The average wage of employees was 203.3 AZN in this period.