BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 26
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The coal concentrate production in Iran decreased by 12 percent, during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2021, through January 20, 2022), compared to the same period last Iranian year, Trend reports via the statistics of the Iranian Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade.
According to the statistics, Iran produced 1.22 million tons of coal concentrate within 10 months.
Meanwhile, in the same period last Iranian year, coal concentrate production in the country amounted to 1.38 million tons.
Iran produces an average of 1.5 million tons of coal concentrate a year.
Meanwhile, Iran’s coal concentrate consumption is about 2 million tons per year. It is expected that the consumption will reach about 3 million tons a year in the next few years with the launch of new steel plants in the country.
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