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Azerbaijan ups production of chemicals

Oil&Gas Materials 15 July 2011 11:48

Azerbaijan , Baku, July 15 / Trend /

The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic's (SOCAR) Azerkimya (production of chemical products) produced 5,400 tons of caustic soda in January- June, which is 3.2 times more than the same period of 2010, Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee said.

An increase was observed in all basic chemical products produced by Azerkimya in January- June.

Production of basic chemical products:

Products

January- June 2011

Compared to January- June 2010 (%)

Sulfuric acid (thousands tons)

7.7

3 times

Polyethylene (thousands tons)

44.5

153

Propylene (thousands tons)

12.2

106.9

Isopropyl alcohol (thousands tons)

8.5

107.8

Paintwork material (tons)

1 ,250

115.4

Caustic soda ( liquid in tons )

5 .408 .5

3.2 times

Thus, about 3.353.4 tons of solid polyethylene pipes, tubes and hoses were produced in January- June. It is 18.1 percent more compared to the same period of last year. About 86 tons of porous polyurethane plates and strips were produced in the republic. It is 36.3 percent less than the same period of last year.

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