Azerbaijan significantly boosts output of chemical products for 8M2022

Processing Materials 19 September 2022 16:19
Baku, Azerbaijan Trend News Agency
Azerbaijan significantly boosts output of chemical products for 8M2022

Azerbaijan increased the manufacturing volume of chemical products from January through August 2022, Trend reports referring to the State Customs Committee.

According to the committee, this figure amounted to 606,162 tons, up by 270,795 tons (80.75 percent) on annual basis.

The manufacturing value of chemical products in Azerbaijan in the first eight months of this year equaled $262.35 million, which is 174,160 manat or $102,450 (almost three times) more than in the same period of 2021.

Besides, according to the committee, in the reporting period, 75,815 tons of polyethylene were produced in the country, which is 14,787 tons (16.3 percent) less than in the same period of 2021, and polypropylene production volume grew by 11,900 tons (20.9 percent) - up to 45,020 tons.

Meanwhile, the production volume of nitrogen fertilizers amounted to 242,933 tons, which is 87.9 percent or 113,644 tons more than from January through August last year.

Manufacturing volume of main chemical products in Azerbaijan from January through August 2022:




Nitrogen fertilizers (cubic meters)

242,933 tons

129,289 tons

Polyethylene (tons)


90,602 tons

Polypropylene (tons)


56,928 tons