TEHRAN (FNA)- Managing directors and representatives of Iran’s steel and iron manufacturing companies gathered in the 18th Middle East Iron and Steel Conference in Dubai, the UAE.
Over 750 representatives of the world’s most famous steel manufacturing companies, including Iran, attended the three-day Dubai conference on December 8-10.
The Metal Bulletin had organized the largest gathering of iron and steel professionals in the region to discuss the regional and international markets.
The conference had allocated a special section to Iran’s steel industry and the senior managers of Iran’s steel industry delivered speeches at the event.
Iran, as the Middle East’s second largest steel producer after Turkey, has witnessed significant hike in its steel industry’s production since January 2014.
The world’s steel output totaled 821.349 million tons in the first 6 months of 2014.
Steel production in the first 6 months of 2014 in the EU, Asia and North America rose but it decreased in South America.
In November, Secretary of Iranian Steel Producers Association Rasoul Khalifeh Soltani announced that Iran had considerably increased its steel output in the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-September 22).
Khalifeh Soltani said the country’s steel production increased by 40 percent in the first six months of the Iranian calendar year in comparison with the last year’s corresponding period.
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