A tobacco factory opened in Azerbaijan to cover 80% of home cigarette demand


November 16, Fineko/abc.az. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of a factory on manufacture of tobacco products ‘Tabaterra’, the resident of the Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park.

Tabaterra’s director Elman Javanshir informed the head of state about the enterprise and said that it will produce heavy, light and lighter cigarettes in accord with international standards and will be presented to consumers under brand "Made in Azerbaijan".

The factory, built on the basis of technologies from the UK, Germany and Italy, will produce annually 11 billion cigarettes with filter of three types to cover 80% of country's needs for tobacco products.