Crude oil, natural gas output increases in Kazakhstan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 12
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Volume of oil extraction in Kazakhstan amounted to 31.3 million tons during first four months of 2020, which is 5.9 percent more than during the same period of 2019, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
Industrial manufacturing in the country increased by 5.9 percent compared to the same period of 2019.
Thus, manufacturing of copper ore amounted to 37.1 million tons, which is 0.1 percent more compared to the reporting months of 2019. Manufacturing of petrol amounted to 1.5 million tons (increase by 19.8 percent).
Manufacturing of Portland cement was 2.7 million tons, which is 10.7 percent more than in the same period of 2019. Manufacturing of flat metal was 0.7 million tons (increase by 22.8 percent), of gasoil to 1.5 million tons (decrease by 2.7 percent), of electricity to 37.5 billion kWh (increase by 2.7 percent).
“Extraction of crude oil, natural gas and metal ores increased over the period from Jan. to Apr. 2020 compared to the same period of 2019. Volumes of food products, tobacco products manufacturing, oil refining, pharmaceutical products production, output in metallurgical industry and mechanical engineering increased,” the committee said.
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