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Production of paint, varnish in Azerbaijan almost doubles

Oil&Gas Materials 20 November 2019 14:25
Production of paint, varnish in Azerbaijan almost doubles

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 20

By Anastasiya Savchenko – Trend:

Over 20,000 tons of paint and varnish were produced in Azerbaijan from January through October 2019, which is 1.8 times more than in the same period of last year, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijan’s State Statistics Committee.

Azerbaijan produced 74,700 tons of propylene from January through October 2019, which is 59.2 percent more than in the same period of 2018.

During the reporting period, 98,000 tons of ethylene were produced in the country (an increase of 14.5 percent for the year).

Growth was observed during the ten months of 2019 in the production of most of the main types of chemical products in Azerbaijan.

Production of the main types of chemical products in Azerbaijan:

Product

From January through October 2019

Percentage ratio compared to the period from January through October 2018 (%)

Nitrogen (cubic meters)

18.9 million

94.9

Polyethylene (tons)

85,500

102.8

Propylene (tons)

74,700

159.2

Methanol (methyl alcohol) (tons)

323,000

193.6

Paint and varnish production (tons)

20,653

177.8

Iodine (tons)

161.5

104

Oxygen (cubic meters)

2.9 million

71.5

Ethylene (tons)

98,000

114.5

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