Azerbaijan posts a 1.3% rise in extractive industry

Azerbaijan posts a 1.3% rise in extractive industry
# 21 May 2009 14:42 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Nijat Mustafayev – APA-Economics. Azerbaijan’s extractive industry output increased by 1.3% during January-April as against the same period last year, said the State Statistical Committee.

According to the official data, Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC), a BP-led consortium, produced 13.1 million tons of oil and 3 958.5 million cubic meters of gas for sale.

Every four industrial worker is employed at extractive industry in the country.

Average salary increased 7.3% year-on-year to AZ 941.2 in extractive industry.
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