(abc.az.) -- The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) is preparing to raise production of the most liquid chemical products at its chemical sub-company Azerikimya. Azerikimya's chief engineer Firudin Mustafayev informs that they plan to build a new plant to produce 200,000 tons of polypropylene a year.
"The program is realized by two stages. First, manufacture of polyethylene will be increased up to 350,000 per year, including 120,000 tons of polypropylene. Then, due to the new plant, production of polyethylene will grow by 150,000 tons and polypropylene by 200,000 tons, Mustafayev said.
At that, 95% of output is designed for export, and 90% of raw materials is produced in the country itself.