YEREVAN, September 2. /ARKA/. Salt production dropped to 14,825 tons in Armenia in January-July, a 27.4% reduction compared to the same period of 2012, ArmStat reported.
In July only, a total of 1,297.5 tons of dietary salt was produced.
According to the statistics, salt prices rose by 6.3% in August against July and by 13.8% in July-August. One kilogram of salt cost 161.8 drams in July (against 143.3 drams in December 2012). ($1=405.91drams).–0--