Iran shares data on exports of steel
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 10
Iran's customs statistics shows the export of 5.6 million tons worth more than $2.179 billion of export, during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (started on March 20).
A total of 839,000 tons of steel worth $ 354 million were exported in December, Iran's customs statistics announced, Trend reports citing IRNA.
A study on steel exports` statistics shows that ingots of billets and blooms with a share of 47 percent, had the largest share of exports.
According to the statistics, 597,000 tons of rebar worth $ 253.4 million were exported during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (started on March 20, 2020).
The lower share of rebar exports compared the same period last year, is due to the tariffs imposed by target markets on Iran's rebar in order to support domestic production.
According to IRNA, the export of steel ingots in the first 8 months of the current Iranian year (started on March 20, 2020) reached 3.787 million tons, which shows a decrease of 13 percent compared to the same period last year.