Construction of Balakan tobacco production and processing plant

In accordance with the State Program for the Development of Tobacco Production in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2017-2021 approved by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan of 10 August 2017, currently, the construction of Balakan Tobacco Production and Processing Plant is underway, which will be equipped with 60 tobacco curing chambers with the capacity of 9 ton tobacco leaves at one load upon the order by the Azerbaijan Industrial Corporation. In order to ensure the implementation of this work a 2.0 ha land has been allocated in Hanifa village of Balakan district and, currently, the construction and installation work is being performed in an accelerated manner. The new plant is planned to be commissioned on 1 July 2018.