13% decrease in exports of steel ingots in the first 8 months of the year

According to the Baaqtesad news website, based on the statistical tables of the Iranian Steel Producers Association, 4 million 377 thousand tons of steel ingots were exported in the first eight months of last year.

Export of 914 thousand tons of slabs

The study of these statistics shows that in the export of ingots in the slab area, the export of 914 thousand tons was registered, which compared to the first eight months of 1998, which was 1,418 thousand tons, decreased by 36%.

Exports of 2.8 million tons of billets and blooms

Billet and Bloom exports in the period of this report also reached 2,873,000 tons, a decrease of 3% compared to the first eight months of 1998, when 2,959,000 tons were exported.

1.6 million tons of steel products exports

According to the statistics, in the first eight months of this year (ending in November), the export of steel products amounted to 1,679,000 tons, which compared to the same period last year with a figure of 2,405,000 tons, a decrease of 30 percent.

According to the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade, in the first eight months of this year, the amount of steel products produced increased by 9.4 percent compared to the same period last year to 17 million and 195 thousand tons. Meanwhile, the statistics for the first eight months of last year showed the production of 15 million 714.2 thousand tons of steel products.

The amount of crude steel production (ingots) in the eight months of this year reached 19 million 166.9 thousand tons, which compared to the same period last year, which was 17 million 677.5 thousand tons, recorded an increase in efficiency of 8.4 percent. .

Source: IRNA

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