Amount of production in metallurgical industry in Azerbaijan increases by 30.7 percent
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 20 /. Trend H. Veliyev /
In January-September, metallurgical industry of Azerbaijan produced products and rendered services worth 130 million manat, the State Statistics Committee said.
Amount of production in metallurgical industry in Azerbaijan increased by 30.7 percent, finished metal products during this period decreased by 9.1 percent.
Production of steel castings was 86,800 tons, which is 2.3 times more than the same period of 2009.
During the reported period 96,900 tons of reinforcement were produced, which is 11.7 percent more than the same period of last year.
Amount of production of wires and cables made of ferrous metals reached 936,000 tons, which is 4.6 times more than in January- September of 2009.
Production of iron casting reached 787.3 tons, which is 42.8 percent more than the same period of 2009.
Some 30,400 tons pipes were produced, which is 7.8 times more than the same period of 2009.
Amount of export of semi-finished products made from ferrous metal, as a result of six months of 2010 amounted to 74,200 tons (in the amount of over 34.2 million dollars), which is 19.5 times (in monetary terms in 23.7 times) more compared with the same period of 2009.
Amount of export of angles and channels made from ferrous metal in January-August amounted to 36,100 tons (more than $16.9 million dollars), which is 61.5 percent more (in the amount 61 percent more) compared to the similar figure of 2009.
During January-August the amount of exported pipes made from ferrous metal was more than 26,900 tons (in the amount of over 21.5 million dollars), which is 7.2 times (194.5 percent) compared with corresponding figures of 2009.