Iran’s steel output rises above global growth
The World Steel Association reported that Iran’s crude steel production growth in the first six months of the year reached 2.6 percent, while world production of this product saw a growth of 6.5 percent.
Expansion News: During the first six months of this year, Iran produced 8.5 million crude steel, up 3.8 percent compared to last year’s production of 1.5 million tons.
Also, Iran’s crude steel production on October 8 rose by 3.6 percent to 2.8 million tons. In the same period last year, the figure was 6 million.
Production of the world’s three steelmakers rose from 1.9 billion at the beginning of January to the end of October, marking a 4.7 percent increase over the same period last year.
Also, the world’s steelmaker production in October 1, fell 2.7 percent compared to the same period last year to 7 million tons. In October last year, the figure was 2.7 million.
During the first six months of the year, respectively, China produced 2.8 million tons, India 1.8 million tons, Japan 1.8 million tons, Japan 2.8 million tons, the United States 2.8 million tons and South Korea 2.8 million tons. The top 8 countries were the world’s steelmakers.