Chemical Production Increases in Azerbaijan in First Quarter of 2008

Oil&Gas Materials 16 April 2008 18:58 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 16 April / Trend Trend / In January to March 2008, the Azerbaijani state company Azerkimya increased production of almost all chemical products (except of nitrogen) as compared to January to February 2007. Ethylene was not produced at the enterprise in this period.

Production of main types of chemical products for 2008 :

Production Production in January to March 2008, thousand tons Compared to January to March 2007, %
Nitrogen (mln m3) 2.6 94.6
Hydrate of sodium (ths. tons) 7.4 5.9-fold
Propylene (ths. Tons) 9.1 6.6-fold
Ethylene (ths. tons) 0 0
Polyethylene (ths. tons) 16.7 7.1-fold
Isopropyl alcohol (ths. tons) 5.4 12.9-fold
Paint-and-lacquer materials (tons) 440.8 103.9
Chlorine oxide (ths. tons) 0.8 2.7-fold