Asbestos production reached 14,586 tonnes in 1988 in Cyprus, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 19.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, asbestos production in Cyprus reached an all time high of 36,684 tonnes in 1977 and an all time low of tonnes in. When compared to Cyprus's main peers, asbestos production in Egypt amounted to 166 tonnes, 71,114 tonnes in Greece and 500 tonnes in Turkey in 1988.
Cyprus has been ranked 12th within the group of 20 countries we follow in terms of asbestos production, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.