Cost of Imported Gas, Water, Power Meters Rise by 54% in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, 19 March / Trend / In Jan 2008, Azerbaijan imported 23.7mln KW/hour of electric power, which is 92.4% less than in the same period of 2007. The cost of the imported power totalled to $852,000, which is 88.7% less than in Jan 2007.
Out of the products imported in 2008, amount of cement clinkers constituted 64,700 tons (7.6% less than in 2007) and their total price made up $2.2mln (33% less than in 2007). The amount of imported cement comprised 152,700 tons (157.5% more than in 2007) and its price totalled $4.5mln (95% more than in 2007).
In January 2008, Azerbaijan imported 57,500 gas, water and power meters, which is 52.6% less than in January 2007. The total price of the meters constituted $5.3mln, 53.8% more than in 2007.