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Iran's Steel Exports Rise 38% to 8.8m Tons

Export of semi-finished steel was at 5.82 million tons, up 66.11% year-on-year, while that of finished steel products increased 25% to reach 2.98 million tons
Iran's Steel Exports Rise 38% to 8.8m TonsIran's Steel Exports Rise 38% to 8.8m Tons

More than 8.8 million tons of finished and semi-finished steel products were exported from Iran during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019-Jan. 20) to register a 38.27% increase year-on-year, according to the Iranian Steel Producers Association's latest report.
Semi-finished steel made up 5.82 million tons or more than 66.11% of the total export volume, up 47% YOY.
Billet and bloom had the lion’s share of semis exports with an aggregate of 4.09 million tons to mark a 63% YOY rise. Slab followed with 1.72 million tons, up 18% YOY.
Exports of finished steel products increased 25% YOY to reach 2.98 million tons.
Long steel products had the biggest share of finished products’ exports at 2.27 million tons (76.1%) to register a 36% growth YOY.

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