Two-month crude steel output up 7% yr/yr

Iran Materials 16 June 2009 11:25 (UTC +04:00)

TEHRAN (MEHR - Trend )

Iran produced about 1.9 million tons of crude steel in the first two months of the current calendar year (began March 21, 2009), showing a 7 percent rise compared to the figure for the same period last year.

According to IRNA, some 1.48 million tons of steel products including beams, round bars, and sheets were produced in the two-month period.

The total crude steel output of Iran hit 10.5 million tons last (calendar) year.