Ilham Aliyev launched tobacco factory in Sumgayit Chemical Industrial Park


President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of a tobacco factory owned by Tabaterra CJSC in Sumgayit Chemical Industrial Park.

Director of Tabaterra CJSC Elman Javanshir told the head of state that the factory will produce international standard cigarettes branded “Made in Azerbaijan”. Built using British, German and Italian technologies, the factory will have the annual production capacity of 11 billion filter cigarettes in three types. It will meet 80% of the country`s demand for tobacco products.

Under the project, which cost $48 million, 200 jobs were created.

The head of state launched the factory.


Tobacco factory is a completed project of North West Consturction.

Client: Tabaterra CJSC

Project location: Sumgait / Azerbaijan

Scope of work: Turnkey (Project management, design development, enabling works, consulting, main contracting, MEP works, fit-out Works)

Project duration: 2017-2018

Construction area:

  • Land area: 54.000 m2
  • Factory building: 13.800 m2
  • MEP building: 300 m2
  • Guard house: 60 m2
  • Car parking: 3500 m2

Total construction area: 71.600 m2