Iran’s steel exports surpass 4 mln tons

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran’s export of crude steel and steel products exceeded 4 million tons during the past Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2015 March 20, 2016).

“Last year, Government and private companies of Iran exported 4 million 13 thousand tons of crude steel and steel products.

The amount increased by 4 percent (3 million 845 thousand tons), said Iranian Organization Development and Renovation of Mines and Mining Industries (IMIDRO).

This figure includes export of 2 million 214 thousand tons of steel product and one million 799 thousand tons of steel ingot.

The main countries imported Iran’s steel during the period were Italy, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Oman, China and Thailand.