Oct 17, 2018, 10:30 AM
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Iran’s five-month steel production ups by 11%

Tehran, Oct 17, IRNA – Steel production in Iran reached 9.328m tons during the first five months of the current Iranian year (beginning on March 21), indicating a 10.8% rise, according to reports published by Ministry of Industry, Mine, and Trade.

Iranian steel production units produced a total of 8,418,800 tons of steel in the last Iranian year.

The report says that 94,300 tons of copper cathodes, 154,300 tons of aluminum ingot, and 102,400 tons of aluminum oxide were produced in the country which show 63.6%, 7.3%, and 0.9% increases, respectively.

Also 15,397,400 tons of iron ore and 607,400 tons of coal concentrate were produced, which show 13%, and 5.1% rise, respectively.

In the mean time, the mine and industrial mineral companies have exported over $4.418b that shows a 12% rise compared to the same period last year.


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