Iran steel production ups by 7.5 percent

Iran Materials 21 February 2012 17:32 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 21/ Trend M. Moezzi

The government and private sector steel producers have manufactured 14.2 million tons of steel products so far this year, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported.

Steel production for the first 10 months of this year (Iran's solar year ends on March 20) has increased by 7.5 percent from the same period of last year.

Raw steel production has totaled almost 1.3 million tons so far this year.