Iran's Alloy Steel Output Increases 8 percent

Business Materials 3 October 2011 16:28 (UTC +04:00)

Iran's alloy steel production increased 8 percent during the first half of the current Iranian year (started March 21), Mojnews.ir reported .

Iran's Alloy Steel Company has produced about 149,000 tons of different types of crude steel during the last 6 months, managing director Hokmollah Babaei said.
According to him, the company has exported over 14,000 tons of different types of its products to various countries including Germany, France, Armenia, the United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Turkey, and Poland during the same period.
Heat resistant steel, case hardening steel, micro alloys, and springs are among major products of the company, he added.
Iran produced over 8.768 million tons of crude steel during the first eight months of 2011, the World Steel Association (WSA) announced in a recent report.
Iran's crude steel output has increased by 13.1 percent during the first and second quarters compared with the same periods last year, the same report read.
Iran is the second leading steel producer in the Middle East after Turkey.