Jan 5, 2019, 5:12 PM
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Iran crude steel production up 18%

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA – Based on the statistics available, the Iranian steel production units produced 16,640,000 tons of crude steel in the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21, 2018).

The figure showed 18% growth compared with that in same period last year which was 14,169,000 tons.

Meanwhile, production of bloom and billet reached 9,258,000 tons in the first eight months of the current year.

The figure showed 23% rise compared with that in the same period last year.

The amount of direct reduced iron production also reached 17, 363,000 tons which had 19% growth compared with the figure in the same period last year.

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