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Iran steel exports rise 128% in 3 months

Tehran, IRNA - Iran exported 2.78 million tons of finished and semi-finished steel products during the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21) to register 128% growth.

The performance of some of the leading Iranian steel companies indicates that in June 2021 these companies exported 916,236 tons of steel, which indicates a growth of 104% compared to June 2020.

Khouzestan Steel Company had the best performance among these steel companies in the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (starting from March 21) with the export of 523,321 tons of blooms, billets, and slabs and recorded a growth of 92%.

Esfahan Steel Company too, with 315,844 tons export and growth of 75%, and Mobarakeh Steel Company with an export of 267,861 tons and growth of 325% stood in the second and third-ranking.

Bloom, billets, slabs, wide sheets, alloy-engineering sections, rebars, sponge iron, and hot briquettes are the major steel products for exporting among Iranian steel companies.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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