March 18, 2013 10:19
Azerbaijan ups industrial output 1% in Jan-Feb
BAKU. March 18 (Interfax) - Industrial output in Azerbaijan was 5.35 billion manat in January-February 2013, up 1.3% year-on-year, the State Statistics Committee told Interfax.
Industrial output in the non-oil sector climbed 3.9%, while there was a 1.4% drop in the oil industry.
The extraction industry accounted for 75.3% of overall production and the other sectors accounted for the rest.
In the extraction sector industrial production was down 2.2%.
In the processing sector, industrial output grew 15.5%. There was an increase of 2.2% in the food industry, 62.3% in the tobacco industry, 10.1% for drinks, 0.4% for textiles, 100% for leather and leather products, 87.9% for printing, 5.2% for paper and cardboard, 20.5% for petroleum products, 6.1% for chemicals and 100% for pharmaceuticals.
Production was up 13.5% for rubber and plastic goods, 55.2% for construction materials, 100% for computers and other electronic equipment, 43% for electrical equipment, 7.3% for cars and trailers, 52.4% for other vehicles, 260% for furniture, 4.8% for jewelry, music, medical and sport equipment and 11.5% for machinery and equipment installation and repairs.
In electricity, gas and steam production and distribution, output grew 1.1% and in water supply, treatment and waste management, output was up 1.4%.
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